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Catalog Number 2011.22.1009
Title Shepherds Tract (File Drawer D)
Credit line Courtesy of Ann Chambers Mennell, in memory of Girard Chambers, Jr.
Collection Girard Chambers, Jr. Collection
Object Type Map
Description/Scope & Content Multiple plats of properties part of John Shepherd's Estate located in the Bethel district on present-day N. Armistead Avenue near Tide Mill Creek. Dated 1934-1961.

-Plat, labeled "Plat of John Wilson Shepherd's Land Being a Part of the John Shepherd's Tract." Includes "Back River State Road" (currently N. Armistead Avenue) and a structure labeled "Cottage Under Construction." Lower left corner reads "Drawer D F-B-33-61 Queen Tr." Surveyed by Girard Chambers & Son. Dated April 24, 1939.

-Plat, labeled "Plat of Mrs. Vera Petersen's Property Purchased from John Shepherd." Includes "State 'Back River' Road" (currently N. Armistead Avenue) and a note that reads "See Survey Sept-1937." Lower left corner reads "File Drawer D Field Book 33-50." Surveyed by Girard Chambers. Dated February 13, 1934.

-Plat, labeled "Plat of J-H-Cain's Farm Formerly Part of John Shepherd's Est." Includes State Back River Road (N. Armistead Ave.), Morning Star Baptist Church, and a lot labeled "Public School." Lower left corner reads "File Drawer 'D' F-B-1 Pg. 102 Abst. No 4-55-Queen Tr." Surveyed by Girard Chambers & Son. Dated September 21, 1937.

-Plat, labeled "Plat Showing the Property of the Estate of Dorothy Edwards Shepherd." Includes N. Armistead Avenue and a portion of Tide Mill Creek. Surveyed by R. F. Pyle. Dated January 16, 1961.
Creator Chambers, Girard, Sr.
Other Creators Chambers, Girard, Jr.
Pyle, R. F.
People Cain, J. H.
Holloway, Cupid
Parker, C. Hannah
Perry, W. M.
Petersen, Vera
Schraudt, E. R.
Shepherd, Dorothy E.
Shepherd, John Wilson
Sinclair, Ashton Wythe
Sinclair, Ashton Wythe, Jr.
Ulisse, Charles
Topics Religion/Churches
Education/Schools
Place Names Structure--Butler Farm School
Structure--Morning Star Baptist Church
District02--Bethel
Waterway--Tide Mill Creek
Media/Interactives
To view above Place Names on map, open map in new window and click on place name in the list at left.