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Folly Castle

W Washington St, Petersburg, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 13' 36.407424", -77° 24' 34.191864"
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This house was the town home of Peter Jones, who built it in 1763. It was called Folly Castle because it was a large house for a childless man, but Jones later had offspring. Major Erasmus Gill, Revolution ary soldier, also lived here.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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