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Courthouse Green Historic District

Since its inception, the Courthouse Green has been the site of social gathering, a place where the people of King and Queen County can connect. This area has maintained the same site for over 300 years. Before then, it is considered by anthropologists to have been the site of an important Algonquin Indian camp. Originally called Newington by early settlers, the property was acquired by King and Queen County in 1691. Court days were when King and Queen residents would meet to politic, hold business discussions and socialize. They remained an important social event until the 1920s. In the future, the Courthouse Green will continue to serve as the place where those in the county can connect with their past, present and future. And it will be where visitors can connect with an intriguing and unique part of the Virginia Tidewater.

Please click on the numbers on the walking tour map above for more information about the sites in this historic district.


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