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NPS property number 10001115
The Rochelle-Prince House was constructed around 1814 in Courtland. The house was the one-time residence of James Henry Rochelle, who had a noteworthy career as a naval officer during the Mexican War, Civil War, and later with the Peruvian Navy. His niece, Martha Rochelle Tyler, who also resided there, was a granddaughter of President John Tyler and served as postmistress of Courtland for 14 years. During the 1970s the house was converted to a museum by the Southampton County Historical Society, after Anne Louise Prince left the property to the historical society.
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark
Updated April 4, 2018