The house was built about 1730 and burned in 1850. It was not rebuilt. Only some poplar trees remain. A fine colonial mansion, it was the home of celebrated "Councillor" Robert Carter. Philip Fithian, tutor at Nomini Hall, 1773-74, wrote his well-known "Journal" there.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: Southeast corner of intersection between Cople Highway (Virginia 202) and Beales Mill Road (Route 262), Hague, VA 22469. Marker is on right, about 100 feet past Beales Mill Road, when traveling east on Virginia 202.
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