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

Chanco

 
 
Chango Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
1. Chango Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of
Chanco
The Indian who lived with
Richard Pace at Pace’s Paines
in this county and who on the
night before the massacre of
March 22, 1622 informed Pace of
Opechancanough’s plot and thus
saved the Jamestown Colony

Erected A.D. 1929 by
Thomas Rolfe Branch A.P.V.A.
of Surry County

 
Erected 1929 by Thomas Rolfe Branch A.P.V.A.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative Americans. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1750.
 
Location. 37° 8.269′ N, 76° 50.095′ W. Marker is in Surry, Virginia, in Surry County. Marker is at the intersection of Rolfe Highway (Virginia Route 31) and Colonial Trail East (Virginia Route 10), on the right when traveling north on Rolfe Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Colonial Trail East, Surry VA 23883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surry County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Surry County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker);
Surry County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
2. Surry County Courthouse
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Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith’s Fort Plantation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Surry County WWII Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Organization of the Christian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pleasant Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chippokes Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Surry.
 
Also see . . .  Chanco. Wikipedia (Submitted on September 22, 2010.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,196 times since then and 137 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 27, 2022