Born 1647 in England. He and his wife moved to Virginia in 1674. He died in 1676. He was a relative of both the Governor- Sir William Berkeley and his wife - Frances Culpeper Stephens Berkeley.
For more info. cut and paste address... www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Bacon_Nathaniel_1647-1676 Very interesting timeline here.
Yes indeed, I had to get a closeup of this chandelier. I like the champagne color and it looks to be feathers in the center.
Don't know who she is... I just like the picture.
Upstairs and there were quite a few steps here
Looking down as we go
Bed chamber with the key for tightening the ropes that support the mattress. Night night sleep tight.
One of the upstairs bedrooms
Under layers of paint - this writing is found and the date looks to be Sept. 20, 1880? Can't read it too well.
Not sure if you can read it any better by me inverting it. Someone is sick.
another upstairs room
I so like the heavy chairs with the carvings and the crown here at the top of this one
Lot's of work weaving, cooking over a hot fire, laundry. No time to dawdle I'm sure.
Original floors here.
This picture shows the brickwork and the beams. Looks like a peg in the beam, not sure though.
It was 1665 and Arthur Allen was 57 years old when he built this grand home in Virginia.
He didn't live long to enjoy his time here. He died in 1669.
Short clip inside
That's all for right now.
Good day all.
Part one → Here