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Urbanna in Middlesex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sandwich

c. 1754

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
1. Sandwich Marker
Inscription.  Sandwich, circa 1754, is registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. 2008.
 
Erected 2008.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
 
Location. 37° 38.202′ N, 76° 34.428′ W. Marker is in Urbanna, Virginia, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Old Virginia Street east of Cross Street (Virginia Route 227), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Urbanna VA 23175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Urbanna Museum & Visitors Center (a few steps from this marker); Tobacco Was Money (within shouting distance of this marker); Tobacco Road (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Urbanna Museum & Visitors Center (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mitchell’s Map (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Tobacco Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); A Hub For Commerce
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
2. Sandwich and Marker
Old Virginia Street, formerly Prettyman's Rolling Road, is on the left.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Prettyman’s Rolling Road (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbanna.
 
Regarding Sandwich. This dwelling is traditionally thought to have been the customhouse.
 
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
3. Sandwich
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
4. Sandwich
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
5. Sandwich
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 688 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 24, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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