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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1786/00/00 George Weedon Owner Sentry Box is built for George and Catherine Weedon, Weedon home until 1793.
1790/00/00 Hugh Tennant Weedon Mercer Jr Home Catherine Weedon invites the Mercer family to live with them.
1791/04/00 John Trumbull (artist) Painter Twice, Trumbull sketches Hugh Mercer's son Hugh Jr in Fredericksburg, Virginia, in preparation for "The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777". The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777
1791/04/00 Hugh Tennant Weedon Mercer Jr Model Twice, Trumbull sketches Hugh Mercer's son Hugh Jr in Fredericksburg, Virginia, in preparation for "The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777". The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777
1808/11/27 Hugh Weedon Mercer Born
1818/00/00 Hugh Tennant Weedon Mercer Jr Home Hugh Mercer, Jr inherits The Sentry Box
1853/12/01 Hugh Tennant Weedon Mercer Jr Died Hugh T W Mercer Jr dies at The Sentry Box, Fredericksburg.

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Particulars for Sentry Box:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Level of Significance Local
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 26th February 1992

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Sentry Box
Registry Address: 133 Caroline St.
Registry Number: 90002135
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial revival, Georgian
Contributing Buildings: 2
Non-Contributing Buildings: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1786
Associated People: Weedon,Gen. George
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Secondary structure
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Secondary structure

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