Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1700/08/00 William Byrd leads 120 men, women, children (the remainder were too ill to travel) and de Sailly (de la Muce remained at the Falls) on the 25 mile walk from the Falls to the old Indian village of half ruined huts and a red rough ritual stone. French Huguenots Settle in America
1701/05/00 William Byrd I Colonial Sponsor William Byrd, with 3 neighbors from the Falls, visits the town, reporting that "thought these people are very poor, yet they seem very cheerful and are (so far as we could learn) very healthy, all they seem to desire is that they might have bread enough." French Huguenots Settle in America
1702/05/05 On March 5 and 6, 1702, Governor Nicholson visits Manakin Town. French Huguenots Settle in America
1702/06/00 The Virginia Council orders Henrico County military officers to visit the French Settlement once every week to charge them not to leave their habitation nor to straggle into the woods any distance from their settlements. French Huguenots Settle in America
1718/00/00 The earliest evidence of permanent settlement at Fine Creek is seen in the Fine Creek Manor Site. This site is part of a tract granted to Thomas Jefferson (President Thomas Jeffersons Grandfather) and others in 1718.
1735/00/00 Peter Jefferson Home By the 1730's, Peter Jefferson inherits the property and lives at Fine Creek with his wife, Jane Randolph, and their first two children.
1742/00/00 Bennet Goode operates a ferry on the James river and develops a tavern, later known as Bagby Tavern. He and Martha occupy a modest home named Clifton Hill to the southeast of Fine Creek Mills.
1750/00/00 Fewer and fewer inhabitants continue to live in Manakintown until by 1750 or thereabouts it is completely deserted. French Huguenots Settle in America
1850/00/00 Fine Creek Miller's Cottage, circa 1850, and Fine Creek Mill ruins remain.
1928/00/00 Fine Creek Manor is destroyed by fire. Remains include collapsed brick chimneys,cellar, vestiges of outbuildings and a stone lined well.


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Particulars for Fine Creek Mills Historic District:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Commerce
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Cultural Affiliation Huguenot
Area of Significance Industry
Historic Use Post Office
Owner Private
Historic Use Retail shop
Historic Use School
Historic Use Single dwelling
Historic Use Specialty Store
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th January 2004

Registry Name: Fine Creek Mills Historic District
Registry Address: 2425-2434 Robert E. Lee Rd. (VA 641)
Registry Number: 03001440
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 15
Contributing Buildings: 5
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: X 1735, 1855, 1923
Historic Function: Education, Government, Domestic, Industry, processing, extraction, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: School, Specialty store, Manufacturing facility, Single dwelling, Post office, Department store
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Work in progress
Current Sub-Function: Restaurant Single dwelling

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