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

Appomattox County / Prince Edward County

 
 
Appomattox County Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
1. Appomattox County Side
Inscription. (East Side):
Appomattox County
Area 342 Square Miles
Formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Charlotte and Campbell, and named for an Indian tribe. This country was the scene of Lee's surrender, April 9, 1865.

(West Side):
Prince Edward County
Area 356 Square Miles
Formed in 1753 from Amelia, and named for Prince Edward, son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and younger brother of King George III. General Joseph E. Johnston was born in this county; Hampden-Sidney College is in it.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 56.)
 
Location. 37° 15.688′ N, 78° 40.706′ W. Marker is near Pamplin, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Business U.S. 460, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pamplin VA 23958, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clay Smoking Pipes (approx. 1.1 miles away); High Bridge Trail State Park (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sulphur Spring Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Vernon Johns
Prince Edward County Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
2. Prince Edward County Side
(approx. 8.4 miles away); Red House (approx. 8.9 miles away); The Surrender Ceremony (approx. 10.2 miles away); Final Combat (approx. 10.2 miles away); Last Artillery Shots (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Civil
 
Appomattox County / Prince Edward County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
3. Appomattox County / Prince Edward County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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