Providence Forge in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-19.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1862.
Location. 37° 26.543′ N, 77° 2.751′ W. Marker is in Providence Forge, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is on Pocahontas Trail (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles east of Olivet Church Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Providence Forge (a few steps from this marker); State Game Farm (approx. 3 miles away); Harold J. Neale (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Harold J. Neale (approx. 3.9 miles away); Chickahominy Indians (approx. 4.4 miles away); Destruction of Chickahominy Indian Towns (approx. 4.4 miles away); Old Quaker Settlement - Adkins Store (approx. 4.4 miles away); George Poindexter (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence Forge.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.