“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Millers Tavern in Essex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Bacon's Northern Force

Bacon's Northern Force Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. Bacon's Northern Force Marker
Inscription. At Piscataway, near here, the northern followers of Bacon the Rebel assembled in 1676. On July 10, 1676, an action was fought with Governor Berkeley's supporters, some of whom were killed and wounded. Several houses were burned. Passing here, the rebels marched south to the Pamunkey River, where they joined their leader, Bacon.
Erected 1929 by Conservation Development Commission. (Marker Number O 23.)
Location. 37° 49.753′ N, 76° 57.018′ W. Marker is in Millers Tavern, Virginia, in Essex County. Marker is on US 360, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is near the King & Queen County line. Marker is in this post office area: Millers Tavern VA 23115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mattaponi Indian Town (here, next to this marker); King and Queen County / Essex County (a few steps from this marker); Mt. Zion Baptist Church (approx. mile away); Mount Pleasant (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bruington Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hillsboro (approx. 5.5 miles away); Apple Tree Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Clark Home (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Millers Tavern.
Also see . . .
Richmond Tappahannock Highway (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. Richmond Tappahannock Highway (facing west)
 Nathaniel Bacon - biography. (Submitted on April 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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