Near Lottsburg in Northumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Cherry Point and Cowart’s Wharf
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number O-53.)
Location. 37° 58.137′ N, 76° 31.728′ W. Marker is near Lottsburg, Virginia, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Northumberland Highway (U.S. 360) and Lewisetta Road (County Route 624), on the left when traveling east on Northumberland Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lottsburg VA 22511, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Holley Graded School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chambers Stamp Factory (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Rev. Paymus Nutt (approx. 2.6 miles away); Coan Baptist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); British Raids on the Coan River (approx. 2.7 miles away); British Attacks at Kinsale and Muddy Point / The War of 1812 (approx. 3.8 miles away); The War of 1812 / British Attacks at Kinsale and Mundy Point (approx. 3.8 miles away); Northumberland County / Westmoreland County (approx. 4.2 miles away).
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1. Abstract of recorded interview V14 with John Cowart at the Steamboat Era Museum. “Fathers favorite steamboat was Dorchester - side wheeler - Remebers groups from Baltimore would come down in the summer on the steamboats - the Masons. Baltimore priciapal place during steamboat era. Talks about families involvement in civil war. Lake family in Dorchester Md supported the Confederacy. Lots of people went to Baltimore to get jobs.” (Submitted on September 17, 2009.)
2. Abstract of recorded interview V39 with John Cowart at the Steamboat Era Museum. “Talks about his grandfather's experiences in the civil war.Would steal things from John's family because of his grandfathers involvement in the war. Yankees threated to burn house down - grandmother said that if the house was burned down they would have to burn her! they didnt burn down the house. Story about how Union soldier was killed on the road to Lottsburg and as a result a lot of houses were burned in the area.” (Submitted on September 17, 2009.)
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