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Kents Store in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fluvanna County / Goochland County

 
 
Fluvanna County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 6, 2012
1. Fluvanna County Marker
Inscription. (obverse)
Fluvanna County
Area 285 Square Miles


Formed in 1777 from Albemarle. Named (in Latin) Anne's River, the early name for the upper James given in honor of Queen Anne. Point of Fork was an important supply depot in 1781.

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Goochland County
Area 287 Square Miles


Formed in 1727 from Henrico, and named for William Gooch, Governor of Virginia, 1727-1749. Cornwallis and Lafayette passed through this county in 1781.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 25.)
 
Location. 37° 54.238′ N, 78° 3.988′ W. Marker is in Kents Store, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is on Three Notch Road (U.S. 250) west of Three Chopt Road (Virginia Route 653), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kents Store VA 23084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campaign of 1781 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Historic Louisa (approx. 8.9 miles away); John Mercer Langston Birthplace (approx. 9 miles away); Patrick Henry's Home
Goochland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 6, 2012
2. Goochland County Marker
(approx. 9 miles away); Louisa Court House (approx. 9 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 9.1 miles away); Decisive Confederate Victory (approx. 9.1 miles away); Hugh Hammond Bennett (1881-1960) (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
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US 250 (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 6, 2012
3. US 250 (facing west)
US 250 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 6, 2012
4. US 250 (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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