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Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Armed Forces Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
1. Armed Forces Memorial
Inscription.  
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.
 
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); Farrar's Island (approx. 1.7 miles away); Osbornes (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Baptist Church (Centralia) (approx. 1.8 miles
Armed Forces Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
2. Armed Forces Memorial
away); Chester Station Fight (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lee's Headquarters (approx. 2 miles away); Proctor's Creek Fight (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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