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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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  • We visited on a slightly rainy Saturday and we're the o lay visitors at the time so we got a private tour. The house is beautiful with amazing architectural detail that have been refurbished. While no...  more »
  • The docent was amazing here! James gave me a tour of the facility and had so many historical facts! He adjusted the tour based on the amount of time I had to spend.  more »
  • I was amazed at the wealth of objects in the house and the knowlege of the docents. The director is a real hoot! They just opened another exhibit at hopkins store down at the wharf. What a charming to...  more »