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

Court House

Lunenburg County, Virginia

 
 
Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
1. Court House Marker
Inscription.
Also known as
"The Old Free State"
First court constituted,
May 5, 1746.
First court convened in
This building,
March 12, 1827.

Placed by
William H. Taylor Chapter D.A.R.
1959

 
Erected 1959 by William H. Taylor Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 57.691′ N, 78° 15.962′ W. Marker is in Lunenberg, Virginia, in Lunenburg County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Courthouse Road and Hardy Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This plaque is mounted to the right of the Courthouse doors. Marker is in this post office area: Lunenburg VA 23952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lunenburg County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); The People's Community Center (approx. 2.9 miles away); Town of Victoria (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. John's Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); Craig's Mill
Lunenburg County Court House. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
2. Lunenburg County Court House.
(approx. 7.7 miles away); Town of Kenbridge (approx. 7.7 miles away); St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Christian Day School (approx. 10.8 miles away); Lunenburg County / Mecklenburg County (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Lunenburg Court House Historic District (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable BuildingsWar, World I
 
Captured German WWI Cannon. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
3. Captured German WWI Cannon.
American Legion WWI Plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
4. American Legion WWI Plaque.
This German cannon was captured by American forces in France during World War I, 1917-1918, and was presented by the U.S. government in 1928 to Lunenburg Post 102, the American Legion. Moved from Victoria to courthouse in 1968.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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