About GloucesterGloucester (GLOSS-ter), in Tidewater Virginia, is noted for its many historical landmarks that have remained undisturbed. The 1766 Courthouse, on the Court Green, is enclosed by a brick wall. The Old Debtors Prison dates from the mid-18th century. Several old estates are in this region near Gloucester and near White Marsh. Long Bridge Ordinary, a stagecoach tavern built in 1732, is open during Garden Week in late April. Dr. Walter Reed, instrumental in the eradication of yellow fever, was born in nearby Belroi.
Visitor Centers Gloucester County Tourism Office & Visitor Center 6467 Main St. Gloucester, VA 23061. Phone:(804)693-0014
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