Jarratt House

Historical Significance

Built circa 1820 in the Federal style, the Jarratt house is named for the family who owned the property for over a century. The earliest Jarratt to settle in Pocahontas was John Jarratt, a free black waterman and a founder of the Sandy Beach Church, which later became the Gillfield Baptist Church.

Physical Description

Today the house is a private home.

Geographical and Contact Information

808-810 Logan Street, Pocahontas Island Historic District
Petersburg, Virginia

Cite this Page:

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, “Jarratt House,” African American Historic Sites Database, accessed May 22, 2019, http://aahistoricsitesva.org/items/show/225.

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