New Kent in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
New Kent Courthouse
Erected 1942 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number WO-16.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the The Washington-Rochambeau Route, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and the Washington’s Burgess Routes series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 37° 31.069′ N, 76° 58.697′ W. Marker was in New Kent, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of New Kent Highway and Courthouse Circle. The marker is Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: New Kent VA 23124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Confederate Memorial (here, next to this marker); James Lafayette (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named New Kent Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Samuel Wilson Crump (1919-1995) (a few steps from this marker); Martha Washington's Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); John Parke Custis / Martha Dandridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to New Kent (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tale of Three Structures (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Kent.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. New Marker At This Location also titled "New Kent Courthouse".
Also see . . . New Kent County Virginia History. (Submitted on April 7, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,484 times since then and 158 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on April 7, 2009. 5. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.