This house, just to the north, was built by Arthur Allen in 1655. In Bacon's Rebellion, 1676, the house was seized by a party of rebels and fortified. On December 29, 1676, it was captured by sailors from a ship in James River who were engaged in putting down the rebellion.
Geographic Location: Surry County
Physical Description of Location: 6813-6839 Colonial Trail E (Virginia 10), 250 feet south of intersection with White Marsh Road (State Route 617), Surry, VA 23883. Marker is on left when traveling south on Virginia 10.
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