Brodnax in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mecklenburg County / Brunswick County
Mecklenburg County. Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Princess Charlotte, of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III. A small army under the command of rebel Nathaniel Bacon destroyed the town of the Occaneechee Indians near Clarksville in 1676.
Brunswick County. Formed in 1720 from Prince George, Surry, and Isle of Wight. Named for the duchy of Brunswick-Lunenburg, one of the possessions of George I who came to the throne of England in 1714. Colonial Fort Christanna was located in the county.
Erected 2008 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z-38.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1764.
Location. 36° 42.364′ N, 78° 1.999′ W. Marker is in Brodnax, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker is on Piney Pond Road (U.S. 58) 0.1 miles west of Main Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 460 Piney Pond Road, Brodnax VA 23920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Broadnax (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rolling Post Office (approx. 1.6 miles away); The American Thoroughbred in Brunswick (approx. 2 miles away); Town of La Crosse (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 4˝ miles away); Tobacco As a Way of Life (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bridges of Brunswick County (approx. 5.1 miles away); You are Traveling Through the Scenic Meherrin River Watershed! (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Mecklenburg County, Virginia. (Submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Brunswick County, Virginia. (Submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.