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Near Chase City in Charlotte County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charlotte County / Mecklenburg County

 
 
Charlotte County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Charlotte County Marker (obverse)
Inscription.  
Charlotte County. Area 496 square miles. Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III. Patrick Henry and John Randolph of Roanoke lived in this county, and Henry is buried here.

Mecklenburg County. Area 669 square miles. Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Princess Charlotte, of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III. Bacon the Rebel defeated the Indians near the present town of Clarksville, 1676.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-43.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1764.
 
Location. 36° 48.288′ N, 78° 34.005′ W. Marker is near Chase City, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Marker is at the intersection
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of Jeb Stuart Highway (Virginia Route 92) and Godseys Lane, on the right when traveling west on Jeb Stuart Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chase City VA 23924, 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. Wylliesburgh (approx. 3.7 miles away); Paul Carrington (approx. 3.8 miles away); Roanoke Plantation (approx. 4 miles away); Staunton Bridge Action (approx. 4 miles away); The War of 1812 / War of 1812 Opposition — John Randolph (approx. 4.2 miles away); Salem School (approx. 4.6 miles away); Thyne Institute (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Thyne Institute (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chase City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Charlotte County, Virginia. (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Mecklenburg County, Virginia. (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Mecklenburg County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. Mecklenburg County Marker (reverse)
Jeb Stuart Highway (facing west) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
3. Jeb Stuart Highway (facing west)
Jeb Stuart Highway (facing east) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
4. Jeb Stuart Highway (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 870 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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