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Smith's Fort Plantation 1930

Former owner:
Powhatan Chief
Rolfe, John
Pocahontas
Physical description:
1 folder+ 2 glass lantern slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Virginia, Surry County
Virginia
Surry County
Smith's Fort Plantation (Surry County, Virginia)
Date:
1930
1930-1930
Notes:
This plantation property was given to John Rolfe by Chief Powhatan upon Rolfe's marriage to his daugher Pocahontas in 1614. It includes a replica of an old English garden. The property is affiliated with the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Persons associated with the property include: Chief Powhatan (former owner (17th century); John Rolfe (former owner, 17th century); and Pocahontas (former owner, 17th century).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and photocopied information about the garden.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Frances Archer Christian and Susanne Williams Massie, eds., Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia (Richmond: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1962), pp. 263-264
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
VA106000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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