Near Smithfield in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2006 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-327.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 8, 1862.
Location. 37° 4.603′ N, 76° 41.045′ W. Marker is near Smithfield, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Huger Drive (Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithfield VA 23430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surry County / Isle of Wight County (approx. half a mile away); Old Town (approx. 1˝ miles away); Poole’s Funeral Home (approx. 1˝ miles away); Lawne’s Creek Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Huger (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Huger (approx. 2.7 miles away); Wrenn’s Mill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Bacon’s Castle (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithfield.
Also see . . . Smithfield, Isle of Wight Convention & Visitors Bureau. Historic Fort Huger - Isle of Wight County's Newest Civil War Attraction. (Submitted on May 4, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.