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Near Saluda in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

King and Queen County / Gloucester County

 
 
King and Queen County (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. King and Queen County (obverse)
Inscription. (Obverse)
King and Queen County
Area 320 Square Miles
Formed in 1691 from New Kent, and named for King William III and Queen Mary. The family of George Rogers Clark long lived in this county.

(Reverse) Gloucester County
Area 223 Square Miles
Formed in 1651 from York, and named for Gloucester County, England. Bacon the Rebel died in this county, 1676. Gloucester Point was the outpost of Cornwallis at Yorktown, 1781.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-10.)
 
Location. 37° 30.002′ N, 76° 39.146′ W. Marker is near Saluda, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is on Buena Vista Road (Virginia Route 14) half a mile east of Poropotank Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saluda VA 23149, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Indentured Servants' Plot (here, next to this marker); Poropotank Creek (here, next to this marker); Gloucester Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Poplar Spring Church (was approx.
Gloucester County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. Gloucester County Marker (reverse)
3.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named King and Queen County / Gloucester County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Marlfield (approx. 4 miles away); Middlesex County / Gloucester County (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bethel Baptist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saluda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to King and Queen County. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. King and Queen County Historical Society. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
3. Gloucester County. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
Buena Vista Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
3. Buena Vista Road (facing west)
Buena Vista Road (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
4. Buena Vista Road (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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