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Near Keysville in Charlotte County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charlotte County / Prince Edward County

 
 
Charlotte County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Charlotte County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (obverse)
Charlotte County
Area 496 Square Miles


Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III. Patrick Henry and John Randolph of Roanoke lived in this county, and Henry is buried here.

(reverse)
Prince Edward County
Area 356 Square Miles


Formed in 1753 from Amelia, and named for Prince Edward, son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and younger brother of King George III. General Joseph E. Johnston was born in this county; Hampden-Sydney College is in it.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-52.)
 
Location. 37° 4.712′ N, 78° 26.807′ W. Marker is near Keysville, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Marker is at the intersection of Patrick Henry Highway (U.S. 360) and Cabbage Patch Road, in the median on Patrick Henry Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keysville VA 23947, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Briery Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Joseph Morton (approx. 1.6 miles away); Early Exploration (approx. 2.4
Prince Edward County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Prince Edward County Marker (reverse)
miles away); Southside Virginia Community College (approx. 3.1 miles away); Keysville (approx. 3.3 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Meherrin Station (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Christian Day School (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Keysville.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
US 360 (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
3. US 360 (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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