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Gloucester Historic Court Circle

6509 Main St, VA 23061-6103
+1 804-693-0014
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A True Touch of Colonial History

Take your time while visiting the courthouse "buildings". The quaint setting has a lot of history... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Gloucester, Virginia
via mobile
Beautiful, historic circle

Great for an afternoon of history. There aren't many historic circles like Gloucester! Make sure... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Leslie B
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Gloucester's Historic Court Circle is home to our Visitor's Center (with gift shop), and the original courthouse, jail, and other historical buildings. Located at the end of Main Street, where you can enjoy a variety of local dining and shopping options.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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6509 Main St, VA 23061-6103
+1 804-693-0014
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Take your time while visiting the courthouse "buildings". The quaint setting has a lot of history. The actual courthouse and holding cell (jail) are really interesting. When visiting, try to place yourself in the time era of the area. The monument presents a list of...More

Thank 433normanh
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great for an afternoon of history. There aren't many historic circles like Gloucester! Make sure to visit the museum right near the circle.

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Driving through on a bright summer morning one Saturday seeing artists, dog walkers, bikers...quite nice. Some nice restaurants (try Olivia's), boutique shops. And a great Southern States just beyond

Thank Kraig M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The Gloucester Historical Museum open in 2000, it's not a large Museum and it's free. It is made up from local donations over the years. All the land records burned in a fire in the 1820's and also from the fire that burned the capital...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Stopped in to see the reenactment being held at the Courthouse and saw the new visitor center. It had a lot of information about the history and events in the Gloucester Community. Hope to go back through the week when it is not as busy...More

Thank threekittyinn
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Gloucester Court House Circle is an absolute gem. It really gives you a feel for what life was like in pre Civil War Gloucester. Just walk around and take in the beauty of this charming place.

Thank JimCarroll3
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Maybe visiting on a Wednesday is not the best. The visitor's center was closed, the museum was closed, and the signs with the dates of the buildings were unreadable. Looked interesting but weak on the execution.

Thank BillLaReunion
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

A nice town set up with the old and the new. A large library on Main Street with friendly staff. Modern little shops dot Main Street offering clothes, food , pet supplies , stationery and even music lessons. You can park your car in one...More

Thank Idreamov
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We stopped by Gloucester after a visit to Beaverdam Park. The historic part of the city is quickly seen. Gloucester was settled shortly after Jamestown in 1607. The historic part is in the middle of Main Street. When we went all of the building but...More

Thank 322jeanneh
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We came here last year, and we had a good time! There is so much to do, it is hard to name everything! Enjoy it though!

Thank JGHS-Ghost Hunt... A
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