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Near Lambs in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince George County / Sussex County

 
 
Prince George County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
1. Prince George County Marker
Inscription.  (Obverse)
Prince George County
Area 294 Square Miles

Formed in 1702 from Charles City, and named for Prince George of Denmark, husband of Queen Anne. The battles of the crater, 1864, and Fort Steadman, 1865, took place in this county.

(Reverse)
Sussex County
Area 515 Square Miles

Formed in 1753 from Surry, and named for an English county. Cornwallis passed through this county in 1781.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-34.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
 
Location. 37° 2.258′ N, 77° 18.51′ W. Marker is near Lambs, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker is on Courtland Road (Virginia Route 35) half a mile south of Log Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Disputanta VA 23842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 4.4 miles away); Reams Station
Sussex County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
2. Sussex County Marker
(approx. 4˝ miles away); a different marker also named Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Ream's Station (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Ream's Station (approx. 7.4 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince George County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Sussex County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Prince George County / Sussex County Marker on Courtland Road (facing east). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
3. Prince George County / Sussex County Marker on Courtland Road (facing east).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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