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Point of Rocks, Chester

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#151 of 259 in Historic Sites in Virginia
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Point of Rocks is a historic plantation house located near Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia. It was built about 1840, and is a one-story, three-bay, double pile dwelling with weatherboard siding and a low-pitched hipped standing seam metal roof in the Greek Revival style. Also on the property is a contributing garage. The property was the location of a Union military observation point and headquarters for General Benjamin F. Butler and hospital established in 1864 during the Bermuda Hundred Campaign of the American Civil War.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
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  • Trails were a bit damaged by the recent storms and colored trail markers could be 'refreshed' but overall this is a great place for a walk and the floating walkway is worth the trip. I would suggest....  more »
  • Great Play Area for the kids. Wonderful easy hikes - not wheel chair accessible. There are some fun geo cashes. The boardwalk is nice. There is plenty of informational signs tat h will help you...  more »

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