Capt. James Moore Homestead

VA 644, Boissevain, Virginia

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 24, 2002
Reference number
02001363
NR name
Moore, Capt. James, Homestead
Area of significance
Archeology - Non-Aboriginal
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural fields; Animal facility
Current function
Monument/marker
Periods of significance
1750-1799; 1800-1824
Significant year
1786
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing objects: 1

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2016: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "Category"

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Comments 

Capt. James Moore Homestead
Posted April 30, 2012, by Jack HERMAN (balejor [at] msn [dot] com)

Researching this Family and Episodes in Early American History does one realize the dangers, tragedies and injustices of the day. Much has been written about these two (2) events. If interested, these two links are a starting point.

Masscare of Captain James Moore and His Family in Abbs Valley: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~varussel/indian/69.html

Capture of James Moore, Jr., in Abbs Valley:

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~varussel/indian/61.html