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Captain Timothy Hill House

5122 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-3103
+1 973-831-5961
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Almost missed this

This was interesting. We just happened to come across it on our ride around the island. didn't go... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2015
Iris M
Interesting highlight

Very interesting, had not seen this on previous visits. Good historical lesson for my grandson... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2015
Claudia T
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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
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was interesting. We just happened to come across it on our ride around the island. didn't go for the tour

Thank Iris M
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Very interesting, had not seen this on previous visits. Good historical lesson for my grandson. Cool carvings of skipjacks on the outside of the home.

Thank Claudia T
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

There is not a lot of things inside and if you go will maybe take at most 10 minutes. If you do go though look around the back at the graffiti left by Timothy Hill's children.

Thank mtnClimb
Reviewed 14 August 2015

QHouse is not on original sight but was neat to see. The volunteer was very informative and very friendly. Takes about 15 minutes. Good for a quick stop.

Thank LisaPerr
Reviewed 14 August 2015

awesome to see a structure so old yet so well preserved in such a remote location . we stumbled upon it while wandering around this awesome island .

1  Thank heathermS5030ZY
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a cool place to stop at and have a look around, but don't expect much. This is a five-minute history lesson at the most.

Thank FoodieWriter13
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We rented a home just up the road from The Hill House and stopped several times - even once when it was supposed to be open - it was not open. From the outside, the house looked like it had been restored so much so...More

Thank Fishscales44
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We learned a lot about the first known house on the island though its only opened one day a week on Friday but its free and the history they have about it is awesome

1  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Cute little house with an awesome history. We did not actually tour it...but stumbled across it one day when exploring the island. Found out the history later...which made it fun to think back to how life used to be on this wonderful island.

Thank BBreach
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I loved the house. The volunteer gave a great description of the house's history. The upper level was a bit fragile for my husband to go upstairs. I loved the old fashioned mouse trap. Very cool. It was worth the visit. The etchings on the...More

1  Thank Kathy C
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