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This house, just to the north, was built by Arthur Allen in 1655. In Bacon's Rebellion, 1676, the house was seized by a part of rebels and fortified. On December 29, 1676 it was captured by sailors from a ship in James River who were engaged in putting down the rebellion.
Virginia State Library, 1961