Wills’ Corner / Cherry Grove Road

Wills’ Corner / Cherry Grove Road

Lawrence Home

Lawrence Home

The house was built in the 1780's, with good evidence that it was constructed in 1784 by John Godwin.  The architectural style is a transition from Colonial to Federal.  The house was owned through most of the 1800's by the Lawrence family, and the s...

Jack Whitehead Home

The Whitehead house was built around 1858 on what is now Oliver Drive.  It was sold out of the Whitehead family in 1923.  After changing hands several times it was bought in 1942 by Herbert C. Hall of the “Anchorage”.  It passed down to his grandson, Cornel...
The Anchorage

The Anchorage

The Anchorage, built in 1695 by Thomas Godwin, sitting off Cherry Grove Road, has had two additions.  In the 1700s, a double decker porch was added to the back of the house and in the 1900s a two story frame addition was added.  Plaster in the house c...
Phillips Farm Home

Phillips Farm Home

The Phillips Farm House, located on Godwin Boulevard near Wills Corner, was built circa 1820 by John T. and Elizabeth Underwood Phillips. The house was built on a high ridge called the Suffolk Escarpment overlooking what was originally a stage coach...