Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Proposed First University in English America
Erected 1996 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-30.)
Location. 37° 26.051′ N, 77° 19.729′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of New Market Road (Virginia Route 5) and Farmers Circle Drive, on the right when traveling west on New Market Road. Click for map. Located with markers Action at Osborne's (V-48), Varina (V-33), Henrico Town (V-29), and Pocahontas (V-28). Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Action at Osborne's (here, next to this marker); Varina Henrico Town (here, next to this marker); Pocahontas (here, next to this marker); George Thorpe (within shouting distance of this marker); New Market Heights (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henrico History (about 400 feet away); Battle of New Market Heights (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Education • Notable Events • Wars, US Indian •
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