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Prince George in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

History at Prince George Courthouse

 
 
History at Prince George Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
1. History at Prince George Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Lord Cornwallis, going toward the James in pursuit of Lafayette, passed here, May 24, 1781. A part of Grant's army passed here on the way to Petersburg, June, 1864. The place was occupied by Union troops in 1864-65.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number K-207.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1620.
 
Location. 37° 13.246′ N, 77° 17.313′ W. Marker is in Prince George, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Administration Drive, on the left when traveling north on Courthouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prince George VA 23875, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince George County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers of Prince George Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam
History at Prince George Courthouse Marker on Courthouse Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
2. History at Prince George Courthouse Marker on Courthouse Road.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Clerk's Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Prince George Court House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Prince George Court House (about 400 feet away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jordan's Point (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prince George.
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince George Regional Heritage Center. (Submitted on April 7, 2009.)
2. Prince George County Courthouse Historic District. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on November 11, 2021.) 
 
Prince George County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
3. Prince George County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 26, 2022