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Folly Castle QA-1 | Marker History

Folly Castle Marker, QA-1

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, Revolutionary soldier, also lived here.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1931
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Petersburg
Physical Description of Location: 323 W Washington Street, Petersburg, VA 23803. Marker is at top on intersection with Perry Street.
GPS Location: 37.2267798310,-77.4094977640
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