|Title||Shepherds Tract (File Drawer D)|
|Credit line||Courtesy of Ann Chambers Mennell, in memory of Girard Chambers, Jr.|
|Collection||Girard Chambers, Jr. Collection|
|Description/Scope & Content||
Multiple plats of properties part of John Shepherd's Estate located 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.|
Chambers, Girard, Jr.
Pyle, R. F.
Cain, J. H.
Parker, C. Hannah
Perry, W. M.
Schraudt, E. R.
Shepherd, Dorothy E.
Shepherd, John Wilson
Sinclair, Ashton Wythe
Sinclair, Ashton Wythe, Jr.
Structure--Butler Farm School
Structure--Morning Star Baptist Church
Waterway--Tide Mill Creek
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