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Near Carson 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, May 9, 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 1931 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-236.)
 
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. 36° 59.759′ N, 77° 23.568′ W. Marker is near Carson, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is on South Crater Road (U.S. 301) half a mile south of Johns Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Creek VA 23882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Reams Station (approx. 3.1 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 3.4 miles away); Sappony Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 5˝ miles away); Sussex County / Dinwiddie County (approx. 6˝ miles away); Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 7 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince George County, Virginia. Website homepage (Submitted on March 30, 2010.) 

2. Sussex County, Virginia. Website homepage (Submitted on March 30, 2010.) 
 
Sussex County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. Sussex County Marker
South Crater Road (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
3. South Crater Road (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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