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

Prince George County / Sussex County

 
 
Prince George County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
1. Prince George County Marker
Inscription.  
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.

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 and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1702.
 
Location. 37° 2.258′ N, 77° 18.51′ W. Marker is near Disputanta, Virginia, in Prince George 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 at or near this postal address: 5301 Courtland Rd, Disputanta VA 23842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 4.4 miles away); Reams Station (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.)
2. Sussex County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010.)
 
Sussex County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
2. Sussex County Marker
Prince George County / Sussex County Marker on Courtland Road (facing east). image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 771 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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