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Zuni in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Southampton County / Isle of Wight County

 
 
Southampton County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
1. Southampton County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse)
Southampton County
Area 604 Square Miles

Formed in 1748 from Isle of Wight and Nansemond. Named for a locality that was originally named for the Earl of Southampton, active in the first settlement. General William Mahone was born in this county.

(Reverse)
Isle of Wight County
Area 314 Square Miles

One of the original shires formed in 1634. Its name was at first Warrascoyack, changed in 1637 to Isle of Wight. One of the oldest churches in the United States is in this county.
 
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 191.)
 
Location. 36° 52.064′ N, 76° 50.015′ W. Marker is in Zuni, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker is on East Windsor Boulevard (U.S. 460) 0.1 miles west of Ruritan Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zuni VA 23898, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zuni (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blackwater Line - Blackwater Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Seven Confederate Brothers (approx.
Isle of Wight County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
2. Isle of Wight County Marker
7.1 miles away); Boykin's Tavern (approx. 7.5 miles away); Isle of Wight County (approx. 7.5 miles away); Isle of Wight County Confederate Monument (approx. 7.5 miles away); Sussex County / Southampton County (approx. 8.8 miles away); Isle of Wight County / Nansemond County (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zuni.
 
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Southampton County / Isle of Wight County Marker on US Rte 460 (facing west) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
3. Southampton County / Isle of Wight County Marker on US Rte 460 (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 880 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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