Old Custom House (Yorktown, Virginia)
Old Custom House
|Location||Jct. of Main and Read Sts., Yorktown, Virginia|
|Area||1.5 acres (0.61 ha)|
|Architectural style||Colonial, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals|
|NRHP reference #||99000682|
|Added to NRHP||June 3, 1999|
|Designated VLR||March 17, 1999|
The Old Custom House is a historic customs house located at Yorktown, York County, Virginia. It was built in 1721, and is a 2 1/2-story brick Colonial building with a hipped roof. It has a corbeled brick interior end chimney. An extensive restoration project was undertaken by Richmond architect W. Duncan Lee in 1929. Also on the property are a contributing kitchen, necessary, and brick wall, all added during the restoration.
The Custom House is now a museum operated by the Comte de Grasse Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. It is open on Sundays from June to October.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Meg Greene Malvasi (October 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Grace Church" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
- Comte de Grasse Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
- Customs House, Main & Read Streets, Yorktown, York County, VA: 3 photos at Historic American Buildings Survey
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