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Studley in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Hanover Town”

 
 
"Hanover Town" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 21, 2012
1. "Hanover Town" Marker
Inscription. Site of Old Forte Matuxon, dismantled in 1676 by Major John Page.

Page’s Warehouse, port of entry and export, established by Matthew Page long prior to 1734. Town incorporated November 1762. Competed with Richmond for capitol of Virginia.
 
Erected 1929 by Hanover Branch A.P.V.A.
 
Location. 37° 41.838′ N, 77° 14.743′ W. Marker is in Studley, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker can be reached from River Road (Virginia Route 605) 0.9 miles east of Summer Hill Road (Virginia Route 644). Click for map. Located on private property and can not be viewed from the road. Marker is in this post office area: Studley VA 23162, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanovertown (a few steps from this marker); Union Army's Crossing of the Pamunkey River (a few steps from this marker); William Latané (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stuart's Ride (approx. 2.5 miles away); Nelson’s Crossing (approx. 2.8 miles away); Salem Church/Haw’s Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away); Studley (approx. 3 miles away); Early Airmail Service (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Studley.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Site of Hanovertown on the Pamunkey River (private property) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 21, 2012
2. Site of Hanovertown on the Pamunkey River (private property)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then and 9 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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