Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
One of the oldest in the U.S.
Site of insurrection in 1775, leading to
the Revolutionary War
Marked by Suffolk Chapter
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
Erected 2017 by National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Suffolk Chapter.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1642.
Location. 36° 49.484′ N, 76° 29.792′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route 337) 0.3 miles east of Kings Highway (Virginia Route 125), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Nansemond Pkwy, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bennett's Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Hargrove's Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Glebe Church (about 300 feet away); Sleepy Hole FerryYeates School (approx. ¼ mile away); Florence Graded School (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. half a mile away); James Bowser Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
Also see . . .
1. Glebe Episcopal Church website. (Submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.)
2. National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. (Submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.