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Near Quinton in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Henrico County/New Kent County

 
 
Henrico County/New Kent County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. Henrico County/New Kent County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse):
Henrico County
Area 280 Square Miles

An original shire formed in 1634. Named for Henrico Town, founded in 1611, which was named for Henry, Prince of Wales. The battles of Seven Pines, Savage's Station, Glendale, and Malvern Hill took place in this county in 1862.

(Reverse):
New Kent County Area
191 Square Miles

Formed in 1654 from York, and named for an English county. The White House, where Washington's wife lived, was in this county, and here he married her.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 163.)
 
Location. 37° 30.865′ N, 77° 12.403′ W. Marker is near Quinton, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is on East Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles east of White Oak Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quinton VA 23141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. John Smith Captured (here, next to this marker); McClellan's Crossing (a few steps from this marker); New Kent County (a few steps from this marker); New Kent Road
Henrico County/New Kent County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. Henrico County/New Kent County Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Bottom's Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Orapax (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elko Community Center (approx. 1.5 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Quinton.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Official Site of Henrico County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. The Official Site of New Kent County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Civil
 
Henrico County/New Kent County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
3. Henrico County/New Kent County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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