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Powhatan in Powhatan County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Court House

Powhatan County, Powhatan, Virginia

 
 
The Court House Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
1. The Court House Plaque
Inscription.
This Court House
1848-1849 was erected by order of court
in quarterly session entered on
the 6th day of March 1848
whereby for that purpose were appointed commissioners
John W. Nash - Wm. S. Dance
R.F. Graves - Philip St. George Cocke

The First Court House
1778 or thereabouts was erected at Scottville
here, and 1796 the adjacent brick building standing
in which was the office of Clerk of Court until 1950

1777 when the county was formed
Richard Ligon furnished the plat (1723 patent land) for
The Court House Square

This tablet was erected by the Board of Supervisors 1951

 
Erected 1951 by Powhatan County Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 37° 32.504′ N, 77° 55.114′ W. Marker is in Powhatan, Virginia, in Powhatan County. Marker can be reached from Old Buckingham Road (Virginia Route 13) 0.1 miles south of Courthouse Tavern Lane. Click for map. The plaque is located on the wall to the right of the Powhatan County Courthouse entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Powhatan VA 23139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Powhatan Courthouse (a few
The Powhatan County Court House Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
2. The Powhatan County Court House
steps from this marker); Powhatan Court House (a few steps from this marker); Giles's Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mohemenco (A Monacan Village) and Drake House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Dunlora Academy (approx. 5.4 miles away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Ewell Crosses the Appomattox (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lee's Final Bivouac (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Powhatan.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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