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Gloucester Historic Court Circle

6509 Main St, VA 23061-6103
+1 804-693-0014
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Beautiful scenic setting

This is a lovely scenic destination. The Arts on Main art gallery is close by and a not to miss... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
MaryMontagueSikes
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West Point, Virginia
Hidden history

We decided to visit the area to see what was offered. We received an outstanding history lesson by... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Rzimmeriii
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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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.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“main street” (7 reviews)
“park your car” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6509 Main St, VA 23061-6103
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a lovely scenic destination. The Arts on Main art gallery is close by and a not to miss place to see in Gloucester. A little further down Main Street, you'll find the new Stewart Gallery, another nice destination if you enjoy art.

Thank MaryMontagueSikes
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the area to see what was offered. We received an outstanding history lesson by one of the docents in the visitor center about the area and the recent discovery of ancient Indian lands of the Powhatan Indians. The CH circle is...More

Thank Rzimmeriii
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Neat historic circle. Come visit. Be sure to stop in at Smith's Florist and Gift Shoppe on Main Street to check out flowers both live and silk. Also check out the gift selections as there seems to be new product every week.

Thank Michael1221
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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