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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Lawrenceville in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Fort Christanna

 
 
Site of Fort Christanna Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
1. Site of Fort Christanna Monument
Inscription.
Site of Fort Christanna
August 1714
And the Indian School
Which were established by
Governor Spotswood
On the southwest frontiers of Virginia

The National Society of
Colonial Dames of America
in the State of Virginia
1924

 
Erected 1924 by The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 36° 42.848′ N, 77° 52.219′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceville, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker is on Fort Hill Road 1.1 miles west of Chritanna Highway (Virginia Route 46), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is located within the Fort Christanna Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Brodnax VA 23920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Colonial Dames of America Monument (here, next to this marker); Governor Alexander Spotswood (a few steps from this marker); Fort Christanna: Established 1714 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Christanna
The Colonial Dames of America Monument & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
2. The Colonial Dames of America Monument & Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Native Americans and Fort Christanna (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Christanna (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hospital and School of the Good Shepherd (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brunswick County Courthouse (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrenceville.
 
Also see . . .  The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. (Submitted on June 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort Christanna walking trail. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
3. Fort Christanna walking trail.
Fort Christanna Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
4. Fort Christanna Historic Site
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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