Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Dedicated to those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States
This memorial obtained from Dutch Gap at the site where on May 16, 1619 the Virginia Company of London decreed that a college or university should be established
Erected 1949 by American Legion, Chesterfield, Post 196.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Education • Military.
Location. 37° 21.388′ N, 77° 26.711′ W. Marker is in Chester, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Hundred Road (Virginia Route 144) and Old Hundred Road, on the right when traveling east on West Hundred Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester VA 23831, 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. Battle of Chester Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Chester Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); George Washington Carver High School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Farrar's Island (approx. 1.7 miles Osbornes (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Baptist Church (Centralia) (approx. 1.8 miles away); Chester Station Fight (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lee's Headquarters (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.