Chesterfield in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The original Chesterfield County Courthouse was built in 1749 and was used until 1781 when it was burned by British troops under the command of Gen. William Phillips. It was rebuilt by 1783 and was used until it was torn down to make room for the new courthouse in 1917.
Erected 2017 by Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is February 5, 1917.
Location. 37° 22.581′ N, 77° 30.434′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from Iron Bridge Road (Virginia Route 10) west of Wagners Way, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10004 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield VA 23832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Apostles of Religious Liberty (a few steps from this marker); Chesterfield Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I in Chesterfield County (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Chesterfield County CourthouseMagnolia Grange (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington Carver High School (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesterfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.