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

Nottoway County / Dinwiddie County

 
 
Nottoway County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
1. Nottoway County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (Obverse)
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.

(Reverse)
Dinwiddie County
Area 521 Square Miles
Formed in 1752 from Prince George, and named for Robert Dinwiddie, Governor of Virginia 1751-56. General Winfield Scott was born in this county, and in it took place the battle of Five Forks, 1865.
 
Erected 1926 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 39.)
 
Location. 37° 7.945′ N, 77° 53.986′ W. Marker is near Blackstone, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is on Cox Road (U.S. 460) 0.8 miles east of Rocky Hill Road (Virginia Route 153), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blackstone VA 23824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Nottoway County / Dinwiddie County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Pickett (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Burning of White Oak Methodist Church
Dinwiddie County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
2. Dinwiddie County Marker (reverse)
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Butterwood Chapel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Creation of Camp Pickett (approx. 5.2 miles away); Black’s and White’s Station (approx. 6.4 miles away); Nottoway Training School (approx. 6.4 miles away); Blackstone (approx. 6.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blackstone.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nottoway County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Dinwiddie County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Cox Rd (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
3. Cox Rd (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 2 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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