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

Old Indian Reservation

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. Old Indian Reservation Marker
Inscription.  Just to the north was the Nottoway Indian Reservation. William Byrd, while running the boundry line between Virginia and North Carolina, visited these Indians April 7, 1729. Indians were living here as late as 1825.
 
Erected by Virginia Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number U-124.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1946.
 
Location. 36° 42.753′ N, 77° 5.026′ W. Marker is in Courtland, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on Meherrin Road (VA 35) (Business U.S. 58), on the right when traveling south. Located south of Indian Town Road (State Route 652). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Courtland VA 23837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Southampton County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mahone’s Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Courtland School — Rosenwald Funded
Old Indian Reservation Marker, looking south along Meherrin Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. Old Indian Reservation Marker, looking south along Meherrin Road
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); The Rebecca Vaughan House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Nottoway Indians (approx. 1˝ miles away); Virginia Native Tribes/First Americans (approx. 2.9 miles away); Buckhorn Quarters (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dred Scott And The Blow Family (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Courtland.
 
Old Indian Reservation Marker view looking north on Meherrin Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. Old Indian Reservation Marker view looking north on Meherrin Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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