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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1767/00/00 Gosport Navy Yard is established by British naval agent Andrew Sprowle.
1824/10/22 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor General Lafayette's squad pays a visit to the United States Naval Yard in Norfolk. Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1837/00/00 Norfolk Naval Shipwrights Quarters A, B and C are built (1837-1842) at the Gosport Naval Shipyard. Greek Revival brick buildings feature Doric pilasters, full entablature and blocking course taken directly from Plate 28 of Asher Benjamin's The Practical House Carpenter. The Architect, or Practical House Carpenter
1855/06/19 Authorities permit the BEN FRANKLIN to sail to Page and Allen's shipyard, near Gosport Navy Yard, on the condition that her hold is not to be broken up. After tying up at the shipyard, the captain has the hatches opened and the bilges pumped out. 1855 Norfolk Yellow Fever Epidemic
1861/04/20 Quarters A, B and C survive the burning of Gosport Navy Yard during the Union's evacuation to Fort Monroe. Battle of Hampton Roads
1862/05/10 Retreating Confederates burn Gosport Navy Yard while the US Navy retakes control. Battle of Hampton Roads

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Particulars for Quarters A, B and C, Norfolk Naval Shipyard:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Owner Federal
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Institutional housing
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Secondary structure
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 74002242
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Greek revival
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: c 1837, c 1842
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Institutional housing, Secondary structure
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Institutional housing Secondary structure

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