He fell in love with the city and chose it as his own residence.
Many historic houses in Virginia are notable sites. As one of the earliest locations of European settlement in America, Virginia has some of the oldest buildings in the nation.
The Merchant – Choate house, the 1655 Whipple House on South Green and the 1640 Hart House on Linebrook Road are believed to be the three oldest houses in Ipswich.
Research indicates that this house contains portions of the oldest house in Ipswich.
Amongst the 4 star hotels in Venice, the Hotel Palazzo Priuli is unique: outside, elegant quadri lancet and twin lancet windows (the corner one is absolutely beautiful) once framed by the frescos of Palma il Vecchio (one of the greatest masters of Sixteenth century Venetian art); inside, windows and doors with lead glass, original vaulted ceilings in common spaces and rooms, maps and nautical charts, bring to mind the activities and noble lineage of the Priuli family.
Of Hungarian origins, the Priuli family’s founder was Silvestro Priolus, sent as ambassador to Venice around the year One Thousand.