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

Chippokes Plantation

 
 
Chippokes Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
1. Chippokes Plantation Marker
Inscription. This Plantation, four miles to the northeast, was established in 1619 by Captain William Powell of Jamestown. Structures and artifacts on the property reflect plantation life from the early 17th century to the present. Donated to the Commonwealth by Mrs. Victor Stewart in 1967 for us as a state park. Chippokes is noted for its 350 years of continuous agricultural production and its modern recreation facilities.
 
Erected 1989 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-279.)
 
Location. 37° 7.77′ N, 76° 48.336′ W. Marker is near Surry, Virginia, in Surry County. Marker is at the intersection of Alliance Road and Colonial Trail East (Virginia Route 10), on the right when traveling north on 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. History on Crouch’s Creek (here, next to this marker); Pleasant Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Surry County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.7
Chippokes Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
2. Chippokes Plantation Marker
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.
 
More about this marker. This marker also sits with K-234.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,189 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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