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, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series lists.
Location. 37° 31.069′ N, 76° 58.697′ W. Marker is in New Kent, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of New Kent Highway and Courthouse Circle. The marker is located on the lawn in front of the New Kent County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Lafayette (here, next to this marker); Martha Washington's Birthplace John Parke Custis (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tale of Three Structures (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wilson House: Witness to Three Centuries (about 600 feet away); McClellan’s Camp at Cumberland Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away); French Cannon at Cumberland Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cumberland Town (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Kent.
Also see . . . New Kent net. New Kent County Virginia History. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.