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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1715/00/00 Robertson House (west wing of Peyton Randolph House) is built by William Robertson
1724/07/20 Sir John Randolph Home Sir John Randolph buys the east lot for 50 pounds, builds a house (now the rebuilt east wing of Peyton Randolph house)
1730/00/00 Peyton Randolph, Sir John's son, builds a two-story structure to join the two houses
1781/10/00 Marquis de Lafayette National Guest Lafayette quarters at Peyton Randolph House during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. Siege of Yorktown
1781/10/00 Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur French General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur uses Peyton Randolph House as his headquarters during the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. Siege of Yorktown
1824/10/18 Marquis de Lafayette National Guest Lafayette stays in the Peyton Randolph House. Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1862/05/05 Peachy Family home is used as a hospital for Union and Confederate troops wounded during the Battle of Williamsburg. Battle of Williamsburg

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Particulars for Peyton Randolph House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Cultural Affiliation Colonial American
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000863
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Significant Year: c 1715, 1724, c 1730
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Museum Single dwelling

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