Near Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First incorporated Virginia town 1614.
Home of John Rolfe, colony recorder, who married Pocahontas.
Rev. Alexander Whitaker ministered here.
Early port of Richmond.
Erected 1938 by Bermuda Hundred Chapter D.A.R.
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1613.
Location. 37° 20.484′ N, 77° 16.288′ W. Marker is near Chester, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Bermuda Hundred Road, 1.4 miles east of Allied Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester VA 23836, 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. A different marker also named Bermuda Hundred (a few steps from this marker); Bermuda Hundred Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Beyond the Big House Resistance and Punishments (approx. 1.7 miles away); A Busy Port (approx. 1.7 miles away); Grant's Cabin (approx. 1.7 miles away); City Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named City Point (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia. Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. (Submitted on March 16, 2009.)
2. Daughters of the American Revolution. Bermuda Hundred Chapter. (Submitted on March 16, 2009.)
3. Town of Bermuda Hundred Historic District. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on December 9, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,261 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.