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Near Mattaponi in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Laneville

 
 
Laneville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. Laneville Marker
Inscription.  A mile and a half southwest stood Laneville, built by Richard Corbin, receiver general (treasurer) about 1760 on the site of an earlier house. There Patrick Henry sent, May 1775, to obtain money in payment for the colony's powder seized by Lord Dunmore. Laneville was one of the largest and finest houses in Virginia.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number OB-16.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1775.
 
Location. 37° 35.043′ N, 76° 45.935′ W. Marker is near Mattaponi, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is at the intersection of The Trail (Virginia Route 14) and Lime House Road (Virginia Route 657), on the right when traveling south on The Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mattaponi VA 23110, 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
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. Colonial Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Corbin's Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); A Salute To Veterans (approx. 3.4 miles away); King William County / King and Queen County (approx. 3˝ miles away); Indian Treaty of 1646 (approx. 3˝ miles away); Indians Poisoned At Peace Meeting (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lt. Gen. Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mattaponi.
 
The Trail & Lime House Road (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. The Trail & Lime House Road (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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