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

Jamestown Oaks

 
 
Jamestown Oaks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Jamestown Oaks Marker
Inscription. Through the Virginia 2007 Community Program the National Alumnae Association of Blackstone College planted 24 White and Pin Oak trees at this site to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America; to identify as a Virginia Legacy the Historic Blackstone College Campus, now the Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center; and to honor family and friends.
 
Erected by College Archives of Blackstone.
 
Location. 37° 4.456′ N, 78° 0.536′ W. Marker is in Blackstone, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is at the intersection of College Avenue and 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on College Avenue. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blackstone Female Institute (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blackstone College (approx. ¼ mile away); Blackstone (approx. 0.6 miles away); Black’s and White’s Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Nottoway Training School (approx. one
Jamestown Oaks image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. Jamestown Oaks
mile away); Union Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Creation of Camp Pickett (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Nottoway (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blackstone.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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