Near Nokomis in Northumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
British Raids on the Coan River
Erected 2001 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number JT-9.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is August 7, 1814.
Location. 37° 56.154′ N, 76° 30.141′ W. Marker is near Nokomis, Virginia, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Northumberland Highway (U.S. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heathsville VA 22473, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coan Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Heath (approx. 1.6 miles away); St. Stephen’s Parish (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rice’s Hotel, Hughlett’s Tavern (approx. 2.1 miles away); Freedom for Slaves of Robert Carter III (approx. 2.1 miles away); Northumberland Courthouse Square (approx. 2.1 miles away); Holley Graded School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Northumberland County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away).
More about this marker. It appears the last word of the inscription should read “embarking” rather than “debarking.”
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on October 27, 2020.
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