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Near Mattaponi in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Laneville

 
 
Laneville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. Laneville Marker
Inscription. A mile and a half southwest stood Laneville, built by Richard Corbin, receiver general (treasurer) about 1760 on the site of an earlier house. There Patrick Henry sent, May 1775, to obtain money in payment for the colony's powder seized by Lord Dunmore. Laneville was one of the largest and finest houses in Virginia.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number OB 16.)
 
Location. 37° 35.043′ N, 76° 45.935′ W. Marker is near Mattaponi, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is at the intersection of The Trail (Virginia Route 14) and Lime House Road (Virginia Route 657), on the right when traveling south on The Trail. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mattaponi VA 23110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonial Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Corbin's Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); King William County / King and Queen County (approx. 3.5 miles away); Indian Treaty of 1646 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Indians Poisoned At Peace Meeting (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lt. Gen. Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller
The Trail & Lime House Road (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. The Trail & Lime House Road (facing south)
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Home of Signer (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mattaponi.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsPatriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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