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Near Providence Forge in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chickahominy Indians

 
 
Chickahominy Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
1. Chickahominy Indians Marker
Inscription.  One mile south is the home of descendants of the Chickahominy Indians, a powerful tribe at the time of the settlement of Jamestown. Chickahominies were among the Indians who took Captain John Smith prisoner in December 1607. Currently two state-recognized Chickahominy tribes reside in the area.
 
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-22.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 37° 25.537′ N, 76° 58.158′ W. Marker is near Providence Forge, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Pocahontas Trail (U.S. 60) and Tsena Road, on the right when traveling east on Pocahontas Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence Forge VA 23140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Game Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chickahominy Water Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort James (approx. 3 miles away); Piney Grove
Chickahominy Indians Marker facing east on US 60. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
2. Chickahominy Indians Marker facing east on US 60.
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Piney Grove and Southalls (approx. 3.7 miles away); Binns Hall (approx. 4 miles away); Tyree's Plantation (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cooper's Mill (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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