Near Quinton in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
New Kent Road
Erected 1937 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-17.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1862.
Location. 37° 30.863′ N, 77° 12.415′ W. Marker is near Quinton, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is on East Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles east of White Ooak Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quinton VA 23141, 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. Bottom's Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Capt. John Smith Captured (a few steps from this marker); Henrico County / New Kent County (a few steps from this marker); New Kent County (within shouting distance of this marker); Orapax (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elko Community Center (approx. 1˝ miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Seven Days Battles (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quinton.
Also see . . . Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines. This is one of several markers describing the actions of May 31 - June 1, 1862. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,103 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.