Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Successful Colonial Tobacco Crop
Erected 1992 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-25.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1611.
Location. 37° 27.211′ N, 77° 22.178′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on New Market Road (Route 5) 0.1 milesTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2120 New Market Rd, Henrico VA 23231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Harrison (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Gilmer (approx. ¼ mile away); Advancing On Richmond (approx. half a mile away); Black Troops Attack at Chaffin’s Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); Hopeless Attacks (approx. ¾ mile away); Richmond Battlefields (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Gilmer (approx. ¾ mile away); Henrico Parish Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . Virginia Places. Tobacco and Staple Agriculture (Submitted on February 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,544 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.