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

Lunenburg County / Mecklenburg County

 
 
Lunenburg County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
1. Lunenburg County Marker (obverse)
Inscription.  
Lunenburg County. Area 430 Square Miles. Formed in 1746 from Brunswick. Named for King George II, who was also duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg. Tarleton passed though the county in 1781.

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-41.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1746.
 
Location. 36° 51.596′ N, 78° 25.328′ W. Marker is near Chase City, Virginia, in Lunenburg County. Marker is on Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 49) 1½ miles south of Fort Mitchell Drive (Virginia Route 630)
Mecklenburg County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
2. Mecklenburg County Marker (reverse)
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, on the right when traveling south. 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thyne Institute (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Thyne Institute (approx. 4.1 miles away); Christiansville (approx. 4½ miles away); Sgt. Earle D. Gregory (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mount Horeb Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Charlotte County / Mecklenburg County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Staunton Bridge Action (approx. 9.3 miles away); Roanoke Plantation (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chase City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lunenburg County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Mecklenburg County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Courthouse Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
3. Courthouse Rd (facing north)
Courthouse Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
4. Courthouse Rd (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Dec. 2, 2022