Posted on: March 17, 2017

Historic Brochure Available Online

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Please take a look at our historic brochure at the link below to learn more about the City of Colonial Heights' historical attractions.

Historic Brochure
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Historical Attractions

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With well preserved historic structures dating to the 17th century, Colonial Heights can offer a tour through many eras.  Read more about the City's historical sites at the link below.

Historical Attractions
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Old Brick House

Old Brick House

Built in 1685, the Old Brick House is considered the oldest brick house in the region. The house is located on the promontory between Swift Creek and the Appomattox River, and was simply called "Brick House." Tour groups may arrange to have hist...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Violet Bank

Violet Bank

The first recorded settlement in Colonial Heights was by Thomas Shore in 1775. He built his mansion on 144 acres and called it Violet Bank. While the original main building was destroyed by fire, this remaining structure, dated to 1815, is listed on the N...

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