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Captain Timothy Hill House

5122 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-3103
+1 973-831-5961
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historical part of Chincoteague! give a little donation if you can - they are fixing the chimney... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Rio Grande, New Jersey
Rich and Tangible Island History

I never would have known about Capt. Timothy Hill House if I wasn't doing some sightseeing and saw... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Brandi G
Vineland, New Jersey
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The Captain Timothy Hill House was built circa 1800 and is the oldest known house on Chincoteague Island. Originally built to have a wooden chimney...the replication of that chimney is now in place. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places and The Virginia Landmarks Register in 2011...a visit to this house is a step back in time to the early life on the island. Open to the public during the summer season with tours on Fridays 1-3 PM and additionally Wednesdays in July 1-3 PM. Other times by appointment. Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated.
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  • Poor3%
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5122 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-3103
+1 973-831-5961
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

historical part of Chincoteague! give a little donation if you can - they are fixing the chimney and can use some support!

1  Thank sanibell75
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I never would have known about Capt. Timothy Hill House if I wasn't doing some sightseeing and saw the door open along with a sign that they were selling mugs and coloring books to help fund the building of a new chimney. I stopped, and...More

1  Thank Brandi G
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The oldest house on the island. The guides shared lots of information and challenged us to count as many ship carvings on the outside walls as we could find.

1  Thank Melissa1963_48
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great history of the oldest house on the island, very nice people that were excited about sharing the history and it was free just ask for donations

1  Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were in Chincoteague Island the week of the "Pony Swim". While we were exploring Main Street, we came across this house. We stopped by to read the history of the house and take some pictures. There are hours that you can go inside and...More

1  Thank 2015tray
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This little house is the oldest on the island- built in the early 1800's. It's only open one or two days a week and only for a couple of hours each time, but do check the schedule and try to get there when they're open....More

1  Thank tgcatmr
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Authentic old home moved to the current site and renovated...a work in progress. Happened to be open when we were driving past. There were quite a few people in a small space and we were pressed for time. I hope to return with more time...More

1  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The town of Chincoteague is quite small. We came upon this little cabin by just driving by. It was almost at one end and could easily be missed. We did not have a chance to view it from the inside because it wasn't open at...More

2  Thank gogogirlsouthland
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I highly commend the owners of the Timothy Hill House for saving it from ruin and letting the public visit. The hours are iffy, but if it's open, you must visit to get a taste of early life on the island. We had a tour...More

Thank Kat W
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Even if it is closed, it is worth a quick stop to see the carvings on the outside. also check the website: captaintimothyhillhouse.com

Thank asdf780
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