Powhatan in Powhatan County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Court House
Powhatan County, Powhatan, Virginia
1848-1849 was erected by order of court
in quarterly session entered on
the 6th day of March 1848
whereby for that purpose were appointed commissioners
John W. Nash - Wm. S. Dance
R.F. Graves - Philip St. George Cocke
The First Court House
1778 or thereabouts was erected at Scottville
here, and 1796 the adjacent brick building standing
in which was the office of Clerk of Court until 1950
1777 when the county was formed
Richard Ligon furnished the plat (1723 patent land) for
The Court House Square
This tablet was erected by the Board of Supervisors 1951
Erected 1951 by Powhatan County Board of Supervisors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1848.
Location. 37° 32.504′ N, 77° 55.114′ W. Marker is in Powhatan, Virginia, in Powhatan County. Marker can be reached from Old Buckingham Road (Virginia Route 13) 0.1 miles south of Courthouse Tavern Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Powhatan VA 23139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Powhatan Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Powhatan Court House (a few steps from this marker); Giles's Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pocahontas High School (approx. 2 miles away); Mohemenco (A Monacan Village) and Drake House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Dunlora Academy (approx. 5.4 miles away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Ewell Crosses the Appomattox (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Powhatan.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 652 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.