Under the grant of the Crown of England the tract of land known as Chesconessex was purchased from the Indians, of the hills called A [illegible] by the first emigrant ancestor,Col. John Wise, for 7 Dutch blankets. John Wise settled on Chesconessex Creek in 1635, and was a lawyer by profession and was as such highly esteemed for his integrity & success; he was Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia, from 1794 to 1799. Presently a home site of .87 of an acre is available with septic installed for 3 bedroom home. A tributary of the creek meanders through the woodlands, providing wildlife views at every turn. The views of the big waters conveys as well. Construct your home on a slice of history being nearly untouched as in the days of the Colonel.
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