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Ker Place, Onancock

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Ker Place, also known as Kerr Place, is a historic home located at Onancock, Accomack County, Virginia. It was built in 1799, and is a two-story, five-bay rectangular Federal-style dwelling with a central projecting pedimented pavilion on both the front and rear elevations. It has a cross-gable roof and a two-story wing which originally was a one-and-a-half story kitchen connected to the house by a hyphen. In 1960, the house and two acres of land were acquired by, and made the headquarters of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, which operates it as an early 19th-century historic house museum.It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970. It is located in the Onancock Historic District.
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  • This is a stately home dating back to before the American Revolution . The house has been nicely renovated with quiet a few period pieces. The docent (I am so sorry not to remember her name ) was exce...  more »
  • Have been several times...much like former Corbin Hall which I was caretaker for many years and just love this part of history 
  • Tour of the house is well worth the effort - one of the better restored homes I've seen. The staff is friendly and interesting. The grounds are well done and kept. Be sure to visit the Herb Garden beh...  more »