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For other uses, see Chamberlin (disambiguation).
Chamberlin Hotel
The Chamberlin is located in Virginia
The Chamberlin
Location 2 Fenwick Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
Coordinates 37°0′3″N 76°18′48″W / 37.00083°N 76.31333°W / 37.00083; -76.31333Coordinates: 37°0′3″N 76°18′48″W / 37.00083°N 76.31333°W / 37.00083; -76.31333
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1928 (1928)
Architect Wright, Marcellus E., Sr; Warren & Wetmore
Architectural style Beaux Arts
Part of Fort Monroe Historic District [2] (#66000912)
NRHP Reference # 07000190[1]
VLR # 114-0114
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 21, 2007
Designated NHLDCP October 15, 1966
Designated VLR December 6, 2006[3]

The Chamberlin is a retirement community and historic hotel in Hampton, Virginia, overlooking Hampton Roads at Old Point Comfort. It was formerly known as the Chamberlin Hotel. The nine-story building sits on historic Fort Monroe and overlooks Fort Wool. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it has been renovated from its former life as a hotel into a high-dollar luxury retirement community for people 55 or more.

The second floor has retained the hotel atmosphere while the rest of the floors have been renovated and turned into one- and two-bedroom apartments. A few apartments are used as guest quarters for visiting relatives of residents.

The current building was constructed in the 1920s and replaced an earlier hotel designed by Washington, D.C., architects John L. Smithmeyer and Paul J. Pelz and completed in 1896.


  1. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Section 1C Fort Monroe National Historic Landmark District" (PDF). Fort Monroe Authority. Retrieved 28 July 2011.  See page 1C.3, stating that under the closure programmatic agreement, the entirety of the Fort boundary is considered contributing.
  3. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 06:52:42 -0800

The Chamberlin family's community sprung to action after the little boy's disappearance, boarding busses on organized search parties throughout the day and night, combing over 1,000 acres of woods many times over in the area surrounding where Noah ...

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:11:25 -0800

He mentioned that many have speculated that Chester County Sheriff Blair Weaver was close friends with the Chamberlin family, which isn't true. There was a petition started that called on “someone other than the Chester County Sheriff's Department” to ...


Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:15:00 -0800

Highlands Church is also collecting cards, gifts, and donations for the Chamberlin family. Pastor Morris said the outpouring of support he has seen is impressive. The only thing more impressive is the impact Noah has had on people around the world.

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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 07:00:00 -0800

The search area had been expanded on Friday, and it was during a backtrack of the area that the 2-year-old was found. Charles Wooley, a lifelong Pinson resident, had mentioned that the area around the Chamberlin's home is incredibly dangerous and vast.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:56:15 -0800

Many of the volunteers lending a hand don't even know the Chamberlin family, but they're cooking, packing food, praying and searching the woods to find the missing two-year-old. "I just wanted to do something – there's a lot of people out here in this ...

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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 18:48:54 -0800

Many volunteers said they had never met the Chamberlin family. Volunteers from across the Mid-South, from Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Florida, have swarmed the old Pinson School to wait for buses to carry them to search for Noah.
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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:15:00 -0800

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:26:46 -0800

Sheriff's Office officials said they had no reason not to believe the Chamberlin family's story as to what happened or their cooperation in the case. At some point in the future, crews will have to scale back their searches. However officials said they ...

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