Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Chief of the Pamunkey Indians, faithful ally of the English, killed in Battle of Bloody Run near Richmond
Home of Sarah Shelton, married here to Patrick Henry
Battle of the Totopotomoi
Preceding Cold Harbor
Erected by Hanover Branch A.P.V.A. 1932
Erected 1932 by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1656.
Location. 37° 39.699′ N, 77° 20.786′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Studley Road (County Route 606) 0.1 miles west of Shelton Pointe Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23116, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Totopotomoy Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Rural Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelton House Under FireTotopotomoy Line (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fighting at the Totopotomoy (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Totopotomoy Line (approx. half a mile away); Attacking the High Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pine Slash (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . .
1. Totopotomoi. Totopotomoi, Chief of the Pamunkey Indians (Submitted on February 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield at Rural Plains. Richmond National Battlefield Park (Submitted on February 15, 2009.)
3. Totopotomoy Creek. CWSAC Battle Summary (Submitted on February 15, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,006 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 9, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.