New Kent in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WO-17.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is August 9, 1830.
Location. 37° 31.069′ N, 76° 58.7′ 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 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 walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (here, next to this marker); New Kent Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Samuel Wilson Crump (1919-1995) (a few steps from this marker); Martha Washington's Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); John Parke Custis / Martha Dandridge (a few steps from 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); The Wilson House: Witness to Three Centuries (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Kent.
Also see . . . The African American Registry. James Lafayette. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,454 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.