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Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr.

 
 
Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr. Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 24, 2010
1. Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr. Tablet
Inscription.  
This tablet is dedicated
to the memory of
Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr.
proprietor of
the Falls Plantation, 1659-70
first land-patentee permanently
to reside at the falls of James River;
uncle and benefactor of William
Byrd I., whose son in 1737 caused
the town site of Richmond
to be surveyed.
Erected by the people of south Richmond, 1937
on the occasion of the bicentennial celebration

 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 37° 31.312′ N, 77° 26.521′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East 10th Street and Hull Street Road (U.S. 360). Touch for map. This tablet is affixed to the front of the old Manchester Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 Hull Street, Richmond VA 23224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manchester Elliott Grays (a few steps from this marker); Dorothy Height (approx. ¼ mile away); Manchester Lodge No. 14 (approx. ¼ mile away);
Old Manchester Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 24, 2010
2. Old Manchester Courthouse
Manchester Canal (approx. half a mile away); Transitions (approx. half a mile away); Harnessing the River (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mayo's Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
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Nearby consolidation of Manchester tablet image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 24, 2010
3. Nearby consolidation of Manchester tablet
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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