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Alberta in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sturgeon Creek

 
 
Sturgeon Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
1. Sturgeon Creek Marker
Inscription. A branch of the Nottoway, named for the huge fish once caught in it. William Byrd, returning from the expedition to survey the Virginia-North Carolina boundary line, camped on this stream in November, 1729.
 
Erected 2009 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S 60.)
 
Location. 36° 52.937′ N, 77° 49.855′ W. Marker is in Alberta, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker is on Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) 0.2 miles north of Poor House Road (County Route 642), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alberta VA 23821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebenezer Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Brunswick Courthouse (approx. 5.5 miles away); Fort Christanna (approx. 5.5 miles away); Southside Virginia Community College (approx. 5.6 miles away); Smoky Ordinary (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Smoky Ordinary (approx. 6.4 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 6.7 miles away); Dinwiddie County / Brunswick County (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alberta.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
Boydton Plank Road (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
2. Boydton Plank Road (facing south)
Sturgeon Creek (downstream) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
3. Sturgeon Creek (downstream)
Sturgeon Creek (upstream) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
4. Sturgeon Creek (upstream)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 24 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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