Adam Thoroughgood House
Mark Reed toured the Adam Thoroughgood House, and talked about the history of Mr. Thoroughgood, a colonist and community leader in the… read more
Mark Reed toured the Adam Thoroughgood House, and talked about the history of Mr. Thoroughgood, a colonist and community leader in the Virginia Colony who helped settle the area of South Hampton Roads, now known as Virginia Beach, Virginia. For many years it was believed the house was built by Adam Thoroughgood himself. Today, architectural historians agree the house was built in 1719 by Adam’s great-grandson, Argall.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on March 18-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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