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Watts House Q-8-c | Marker History

Watts House Marker, Q-8-c

Built by Colonel Dempsey Watts in 1799 and inherited by his son, Captain Samuel Watts, who lived here until his death in 1878. Here Chief Black Hawk, of the Black Hawk Indian War, was entertained in 1820, and Henry Clay in 1844.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1948
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Portsmouth
Physical Description of Location: 328-336 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704. Marker is near the northwest corner of the intersection between Dinwiddie Street and North Street.
GPS Location: 36.83842,-76.302613
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