Kents Store in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fluvanna County / Goochland County
Area 285 Square Miles
Formed in 1777 from Albemarle. Named (in Latin) Anne's River, the early name for the upper James given in honor of Queen Anne. Point of Fork was an important supply depot in 1781.
Area 287 Square Miles
Formed in 1727 from Henrico, and named for William Gooch, Governor of Virginia, 1727-1749. Cornwallis and Lafayette passed through this county in 1781.
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-25.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 37° 54.238′ N, 78° 3.988′ W. Marker is in Kents Store, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is on Three Notch Road (U.S. 250) west of Three Chopt Road (Virginia Route 653), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kents Store VA 23084, 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. Campaign of 1781 Richardson and Morton Schools (approx. 8˝ miles away); Historic Louisa (approx. 8.9 miles away); John Mercer Langston Birthplace (approx. 9 miles away); Patrick Henry's Home (approx. 9 miles away); Louisa Court House (approx. 9 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 9.1 miles away); Decisive Confederate Victory (approx. 9.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.