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Near Pamplin in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Appomattox County / Prince Edward County

 
 
Appomattox County Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
1. Appomattox County Side
Inscription.  
Appomattox County. Area 342 Square Miles. Formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Charlotte and Campbell, and named for an Indian tribe. This country was the scene of Lee's surrender, April 9, 1865.

Prince Edward County. Area 356 Square Miles. Formed in 1753 from Amelia, and named for Prince Edward, son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and younger brother of King George III. General Joseph E. Johnston was born in this county; Hampden-Sidney College is in it.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-56.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 37° 15.688′ N, 78° 40.706′ W. Marker is near Pamplin, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Business U.S. 460, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map
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. Marker is in this post office area: Pamplin VA 23958, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clay Smoking Pipes (approx. 1.1 miles away); High Bridge Trail State Park (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sulphur Spring Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Charlotte County / Appomattox County (approx. 8.2 miles away); Vernon Johns (approx. 8.4 miles away); Red House (approx. 8.9 miles away); The Surrender Ceremony (approx. 10.2 miles away); Final Combat (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Prince Edward County Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
2. Prince Edward County Side
Appomattox County / Prince Edward County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
3. Appomattox County / Prince Edward County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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