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.)
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 within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Harrison (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Gilmer (approx. ¼ Advancing On Richmond (approx. half a mile away); Hopeless Attacks (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Gilmer (approx. ¾ mile away); Henrico Parish Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Richmond Defences (approx. 0.9 miles away); One Last Advance (approx. 1.2 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,487 times since then and 5 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.