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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kanawha Plaza

 
 
Kanawha Plaza Stone image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 13, 2010
1. Kanawha Plaza Stone
Inscription. Stone Number SB-01 from Lock Number 1 of the Tidewater Connection of the James River and Kanawha Canal. The lock was completed in 1854. The stones of this lock have been saved for future restoration.
 
Location. 37° 32.214′ N, 77° 26.338′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Canal Street and South 8th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canal Walk (a few steps from this marker); Basin Race (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Richmond Millsites (within shouting distance of this marker); Evacuation of Richmond (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evacuation Fire (about 400 feet away); Great Turning Basin (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First National Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richmond Evacuation Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  James River and Kanawha Canal Historic District. National Park Service (Submitted on January 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Kanawha Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 13, 2010
2. Kanawha Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 580 times since then and 2 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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