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Near Short Pump in Goochland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Goochland County / Henrico County

 
 
Goochland County / Henrico County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, August 14, 2012
1. Goochland County / Henrico County Marker
Inscription.  
Goochland County
Area 287 square miles
Formed in 1727 from Henrico and named for William Gooch, Governor of Virginia, 1727-1749. Cornwallis and Lafayette passes though this county in 1781.

Henrico County
Area 280 square miles
An original shire formed in 1634. Named for Henrico town. Founded in 1611, which was named for Henry, Prince of Wales. The battles of Seven Pines, Savage Station, Glendale, and Malvern Hill, 1862, took place in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number 28-Z.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 37° 39.734′ N, 77° 38.853′ W. Marker is near Short Pump, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker is on West Broad Street (U.S. 250) east of Wilkes Ridge Parkway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Powhatan (approx. 1.7 miles away); "Right arm to partner & Reel" (approx. 1.7 miles away); Shady Grove United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Springfield School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Short Pump (approx. 2.1 miles away); Deep Run School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mercer Hugh Cosby Farm (approx. 2.6 miles away); Deep Run Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Goochland County / Henrico County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, August 14, 2012
2. Goochland County / Henrico County Marker
Goochland County / Henrico County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, August 14, 2012
3. Goochland County / Henrico County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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