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Near Carson in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince George County / Sussex County

 
 
Prince George County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
1. Prince George County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse)
Prince George County
Area 294 Square Miles

Formed in 1702 from Charles City, and named for Prince George of Denmark, husband of Queen Anne. The battles of the crater, 1864, and Fort Steadman, 1865, took place in this county.

(Reverse)
Sussex County
Area 515 Square Miles

Formed in 1753 from Surry, and named for an English county. Cornwallis passed through this county in 1781.
 
Erected 1931 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 236.)
 
Location. 36° 59.759′ N, 77° 23.568′ W. Marker is near Carson, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is on South Crater Road (U.S. 301) half a mile south of Johns Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Creek VA 23882, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reams Station (approx. 3.1 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 3.4 miles away); Sappony Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Sappony Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker
Sussex County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. Sussex County Marker
also named Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 5.5 miles away); Sussex County / Dinwiddie County (approx. 6.5 miles away); Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince George County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Sussex County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
South Crater Road (facing south) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
3. South Crater Road (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 46 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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