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Near Toano in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hickory Neck Church

 
 
Hickory Neck Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
1. Hickory Neck Church Marker
Inscription.  Hickory Neck Church was built about 1740. Militia opposing the British camped here on April 21, 1781. A few miles north is the foundation of an ancient stone house, dating possibly from about 1650.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W-30.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and the Washington’s Burgess Routes series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1781.
 
Location. 37° 23.58′ N, 76° 48.255′ W. Marker is near Toano, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is on Richmond Road (U.S. 60) 0.7 miles south of Rochambeau Road (Virginia Route 30), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8300 Richmond Road, Toano VA 23168, 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. White Hall Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burnt Ordinary (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chickahominy Church
Hickory Neck Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
2. Hickory Neck Church Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Olive Branch Christian Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); New Kent Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Norge Depot (approx. 2.6 miles away); James City County / York County (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old Stage Road (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toano.
 
Also see . . .  Hickory Neck Episcopal Church. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Hickory Neck Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
3. Hickory Neck Church
Conjectural rendering of original church showing 1774 addition. image. Click for full size.
By Sidney Eugene King, 1970
4. Conjectural rendering of original church showing 1774 addition.
 
 
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 1,119 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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