Our Cape Escape

  • August 4, 2019 by
  • August 4, 2019 by

    Thanks for joining us as we renovate a historic house in Cape Charles, Va. We’ve been a part of this community for about 10 years. When we retired in June, we decided to buy a house in the Historic District of town. Follow us as we take on this adventure. We are new bloggers and… Read more

  • Solving the Mystery Continued…

    August 20, 2019 by

    Our neighbors on Tazewell are a young family from Midlothian (small world). They clued us in about the town tax records that we could access on line. They go back to the 1800’s so we were able to search for Wm E. Nottingham by year. We started in 1902 and found that he owned a… Read more

  • Solving the Mystery

    August 15, 2019 by

    It’s a great source of pride, and dare I say, competition, to have one of the really old houses in Cape Charles. We are in hot pursuit of the year the house was built. Our purchase documents, as well as the listing ad, said our house was built in 1920. Ken was searching online for… Read more

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