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Near Yorktown in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nathaniel Bacon

 
 
Nathaniel Bacon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
1. Nathaniel Bacon Marker
Inscription. Among the tombs in the burial ground of the Ringfield family is a marker to Colonel Nathaniel Bacon who was prominent in Virginia affairs in the last half of the seventeenth century. He was a kinsman but an opponent of Nathaniel Bacon, Jr.-"the Rebel"-who led his forces against Governor Sir William Berkeley in 1676.
 
Location. 37° 16.438′ N, 76° 35.053′ W. Marker is near Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 2.5 miles east of Penniman Road (Virginia Route 641), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23691, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ringfield Plantation (here, next to this marker); Cheatham Annex (approx. ¼ mile away); Bellfield Plantation (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Field Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Powhatan's Village (approx. 1.7 miles away); York River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Naval Weapons Station (approx. 2.8 miles away); Powhatan’s Chimney (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .  Colonial Parkway. Colonial National Historical Park (Submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Nathaniel Bacon and Ringfield Plantation markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
2. Nathaniel Bacon and Ringfield Plantation markers
 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 45 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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