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

Pleasant Point

 
 
Pleasant Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
1. Pleasant Point Marker
Inscription. Four miles north is Pleasant Point on James River. William Edwards patented land there in 1657, the house is ancient. Edwards was clerk of the General Court and a member of The House of Burgesses.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K-227.)
 
Location. 37° 7.797′ N, 76° 48.392′ W. Marker is near Surry, Virginia, in Surry County. Marker is on Colonial Trail East (Virginia Route 10) north of Alliance Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Surry VA 23883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chippokes Plantation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); History on Crouch’s Creek (about 300 feet away); Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Surry County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Surry County War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chanco (approx. 1.7 miles away); Smith’s Fort Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); Organization of the Christian Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Surry.
 
Additional comments.
1. Historical American Building Survey Description
Pleasant Point Early 1930s Historical Photo image. Click for full size.
2. Pleasant Point Early 1930s Historical Photo
From a Historical American Buildings Survey (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.va0962).

Pleasant Point, S bank of James River on Timber Neck Creek, N side of State Rte. 637, .5 mi. SE of intersection with State Rte. 31. Brick with frame fronts, rectangular (three-bay front), one-and-a-half stories, gable roof with dormers, two interior end chimneys; glazed brick header pattern parallel to raking on gable ends; center-hall plan; frame kitchen and smokehouse outbuildings. Built mid 18th C.; restored.
    — Submitted September 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Pleasant Point Early 1930s Historical Photo image. Click for full size.
3. Pleasant Point Early 1930s Historical Photo
From the Historical American Buildings Survey (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.va0962).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,237 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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