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

Gloucester Courthouse

 
 
Gloucester Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. Gloucester Courthouse Marker
Inscription. The courthouse was built in 1766. The debtors prison is also old. A skirmish occurred near here between Confederate and Union cavalry, January 29, 1864.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation Development Commission. (Marker Number NA-1.)
 
Location. 37° 24.987′ N, 76° 32.242′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is at the intersection of Business US 17 and Belroi Road, in the median on Business US 17. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Princess Pocahontas (a few steps from this marker); Cappahosic (a few steps from this marker); The Birdsall Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (approx. 0.4 miles away); Werowocomoco (approx. half a mile away); Court House (approx. half a mile away); In Memoriam John Clayton (approx. half a mile away); Gloucester in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
Main St & Belroi Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
2. Main St & Belroi Rd
Gloucester Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
3. Gloucester Courthouse
Gloucester Courthouse Complex image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
4. Gloucester Courthouse Complex
There are several historic buildings and monuments in this preserved area.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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