Near Varina 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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 37° 27.211′ N, 77° 22.178′ W. Marker is near Varina, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on New Market Road (Route 5) 0.1 miles east of Varina Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are 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 Varina.
Also see . . . Virginia Places. Tobacco and Staple Agriculture (Submitted on February 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.