Ball House Marker, Q-8-d

Built about 1784 by John Nivision at the corner of Crawford and Glasgow streets and moved to this site in 1869. It served as a barracks in the War of 1812. Lafayette was entertained here in 1824 and President Andrew Jackson in 1833. The Ball family acquired the property in 1870.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: Marker reported missing, no Commonwealth or Federal replacement funding available. Will only be replaced if a private sponsor funds replacement.
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Portsmouth
Physical Description of Location: Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704.
GPS Location: 36.838722,-76.299476
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