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Near Glen Allen in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hanover County / Henrico County

 
 
Hanover County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 10, 2009
1. Hanover County Marker (obverse)
Inscription.  
Hanover County. Area 512 Square Miles. Formed in 1720 from New Kent, and named for the electorate of Hanover. Patrick Henry and Henry Clay were born in this county. In it were fought the battles of Gaines's Mill, 1862, and Cold Harbor, 1864.

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's Station, Glendale and Malvern Hill, 1862, took place in this county.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-193.)
 
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 1720.
 
Location. 37° 41.175′ N, 77° 32.576′ W. Marker is near Glen Allen, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Mountain Road (U.S. 33) 0.1 miles north of Old Mountain Road, in the median. Touch for map
Henrico County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 10, 2009
2. Henrico County Marker (reverse)
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. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Allen VA 23059, 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. Maybelle Carter Family Residence (approx. 0.9 miles away); Echo Lake (approx. 0.9 miles away); Coal Pit School (approx. 1½ miles away); Meadow Farm (approx. 1.6 miles away); Courtney Road Service Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Courtney Road Service Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Meadow Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away); Box Car (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Allen.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historical Facts About Hanover County, Virginia. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Historic Sites in Hanover County, Virginia. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
3. Hanover County Historical Society. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
4. History of Henrcio County, Virginia. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
5. Henrico County Historical Society. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Chickahominy River crossing on Mountain Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 10, 2009
3. Chickahominy River crossing on Mountain Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Aug. 18, 2022