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John B. Poindexter

Letters to New Kent County – Installment 12

Friends It is our mission in New Kent County not only to exhibit large and lavish antebellum properties, but to open to the public the cottages, farmhouses and ordinaries that were integral to the productive society of the time.  These smaller properties are equally important and no history of early America in New Kent would be

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John B. Poindexter

Letters to New Kent County – Installment 11

Discover the transformation of Hampstead under the stewardship of the Tidewater and Big Bend Foundation. As John Poindexter guides us through the extensive efforts to restore this historic Greek Revival estate, learn how both the heritage and future of this New Kent County landmark are being carefully crafted to stand the test of time.

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John B. Poindexter

Letters to New Kent County – Installment 10

Friends, I’m pleased to return to you for another chapter on our progress in Tidewater, Virginia. Previously I described our efforts at Cumberland, which started about ten years ago. This time, I’d like to share a much newer project – Mt. Stirling. The Tidewater and Big Bend Foundation purchased Mt.Stirling just 11 months ago. It

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John B. Poindexter

Letters to New Kent County – Installment 8

TBBF is dedicated to this vision for the cultural future of New Kent County. It realizes this objective through purchasing large tracts of land in our County and restoring the antebellum homes situated upon those landholdings.

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John B. Poindexter

Letters to New Kent County – Installment 2

Thank you for allowing me to update you on the progress made by the Tidewater and Big Bend Foundation (TBBF) and its work in New Kent and Charles City. The Foundation takes its stewardship role seriously and periodically reviews with the public its accomplishments and still-to-be-completed work.

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