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

King and Queen County / Gloucester County

 
 
King and Queen County (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. King and Queen County (obverse)
Inscription.  (Obverse)
King and Queen County
Area 320 Square Miles
Formed in 1691 from New Kent, and named for King William III and Queen Mary. The family of George Rogers Clark long lived in this county.

(Reverse) Gloucester County
Area 223 Square Miles
Formed in 1651 from York, and named for Gloucester County, England. Bacon the Rebel died in this county, 1676. Gloucester Point was the outpost of Cornwallis at Yorktown, 1781.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-10.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1691.
 
Location. 37° 30.002′ N, 76° 39.146′ W. Marker is near Saluda, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is on Buena Vista Road (Virginia Route 14) half a mile east of Poropotank Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saluda VA 23149, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Indentured Servants' Plot (here, next to this marker); Poropotank Creek
Gloucester County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. Gloucester County Marker (reverse)
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(here, next to this marker); Gloucester Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Poplar Spring Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Poplar Spring Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named King and Queen County / Gloucester County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Marlfield (approx. 4˝ miles away); Middlesex County / Gloucester County (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saluda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to King and Queen County. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. King and Queen County Historical Society. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
3. Gloucester County. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Buena Vista Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
3. Buena Vista Road (facing west)
Buena Vista Road (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
4. Buena Vista Road (facing east)
 
 
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 821 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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