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Near Skinquarter in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Amelia County / Chesterfield County

 
 
Amelia County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Amelia County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse)
Amelia County
Area 371 Square Miles

Formed in 1734 from Prince George and Brunswick, and named for Princess Amelia, daughter of King George II. William B. Giles, Governor of Virginia 1827-30, lived in this county.

(Reverse)
Chesterfield County
Area 468 Square Miles

Formed in 1748 from Henrico, and named for the Earl of Chesterfield, noted courtier. The first iron furnace in America, 1619, was in this county. The battle of Drewry's Bluff, 1864, took place here.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 47.)
 
Location. 37° 21.303′ N, 77° 50.986′ W. Marker is near Skinquarter, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Hull Street Road 1.6 miles west of Sappony Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moseley VA 23120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goode's Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Skinquarter Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); William Ransom Johnson (approx. 6 miles away); Eppington
Chesterfield County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Chesterfield County Marker
(approx. 6.8 miles away); Lamkinís Battery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Amelia Court House (approx. 7.3 miles away); Marion Harland (approx. 7.3 miles away); Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Official Site of Amelia County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Amelia, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
3. Chesterfield County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
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Hull Street Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
3. Hull Street Road (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 44 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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