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Near Burkeville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince Edward County / Nottoway County

 
 
Prince Edward County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Prince Edward County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (Obverse)
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-Sydney College is in it.

(Reverse)
Nottoway County
Area 310 square miles
Formed in 1788 from Amelia, and named for an Indian tribe. Tarleton passed through this county in 1781. Here lived William Hodges Mann, Governor of Virginia 1910-14.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 54.)
 
Location. 37° 10.935′ N, 78° 14.245′ W. Marker is near Burkeville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of Patrick Henry Highway (U.S. 360) and Orchard Road (County Route 607), on the right when traveling east on Patrick Henry Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burkeville VA 23922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince Edward State Park for Negroes (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burkeville Junction (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named
Nottoway County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. Nottoway County Marker (reverse)
Burkeville Junction (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wilson-Kautz Raid (approx. 1.9 miles away); Burkeville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ingleside Training Institute (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Prince Edward County / Nottoway County (approx. 3 miles away); Old Nottoway Meeting House (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burkeville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince Edward County, Virginia. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Nottoway County, Virginia. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. EducationPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Patrick Henry Hwy & Orchard Rd (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
3. Patrick Henry Hwy & Orchard Rd (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 749 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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