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Tappahannock in Essex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tappahannock Tercentennial Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2021
1. Tappahannock Tercentennial Memorial
Inscription.  This willow oak tree was planted on November 6, 1980, by the XYZ Fellowship Club (Senior Citizens) of Essex County in commemorating the tricentennial of the foundation of the Town of Tappahannock in 1680, and the formation of Essex County in 1692, formed from old Rappahannock County, now extinct, which was formed in 1656.
 
Erected 1980 by The XYZ Fellowship Club of Essex County.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is November 6, 1980.
 
Location. 37° 55.701′ N, 76° 51.623′ W. Marker is in Tappahannock, Virginia, in Essex County. Marker is on Prince Street just east of North Church Lane (U.S. 17/360), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 Prince St, Tappahannock VA 22560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Tappahannock AO-43 (a few steps from this marker); Essex County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance
Tappahannock Tercentennial Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2021
2. Tappahannock Tercentennial Memorial
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of this marker); 1728 Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Essex County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ritchie's Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Blake-Brockenbrough Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Moore Tidewater Musician (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappahannock.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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