Isle of Wight in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Isle of Wight County
after Indians of this area
Captain John Smith
Captain Christopher Lawne
and other adventurers
one of eight
Court House Locations
1. Smithfield 1694-1736/1749-1750
2. Blackwater 1736-1749
3. Smithfield 1750-1800
4. Present location 1800
Isle of Wight County
Erected 1957 by Isle of Wight County Jamestown Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1608.
Location. 36° 54.499′ N, 76° 42.515′ W. Marker is in Isle of Wight, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Monument Circle and Courthouse Highway (U.S. 258). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Isle of Wight VA 23397, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 milesBoykin's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Longleaf Pine in Virginia (approx. 6˝ miles away); Atkinson Storehouse (approx. 6˝ miles away); Joseph W. Luter, III (approx. 6˝ miles away); Law & Politics in 18th Century Isle of Wight (approx. 6.6 miles away); Old Isle of Wight Courthouse (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ivy Hill Cemetery (approx. 6.7 miles away); Bricks in the Crosswalk (approx. 6.7 miles away).
More about this marker. On the upper right is map showing the court house locations throughout the years.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Isle of Wight County (Virginia) Historical Society (Submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.