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Sealston in King George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stafford County / King George County

 
 
Stafford County Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., December 14, 2007
1. Stafford County Face
Inscription.
Stafford County
Area - 274 Square Miles
Formed in 1664 from Westmoreland County and named for Staffordshire, England. From 1739 to 1747 it was the boyhood home of George Washington. In November 1862, the Army of the Potomac under the command of General Burnside camped in the county prior to the Battle of Fredericksburg.

King George County
Area - 180 Square Miles
King George County was formed in 1720 from Richmond County and named for King George I. James Madison, "Father of the American Constitution" and fourth president of the United States, was born at Port Conway on the Rappahannock River in this county in 1751.
 
Erected 1988 by Department of Convservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z-7.)
 
Location. 38° 15.67′ N, 77° 20.409′ W. Marker is in Sealston, Virginia, in King George County. Marker is on Kings Hwy (Virginia Route 3) near Walnut Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: King George VA 22485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caroline County / Spotsylvania County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church
King George County Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., December 14, 2007
2. King George County Face
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 2.9 miles away); 6th Corps Encampment (approx. 3.3 miles away); White Oak Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Third Lederer Expedition (approx. 3.4 miles away); Sherwood Forest (approx. 4 miles away); Skinkerís Neck (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Stafford County / King George County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., December 14, 2007
3. Stafford County / King George County Marker
View is from Walnut Drive, looking east into King George County.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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