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

Middlesex County / Gloucester County

 
 
Middlesex County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. Middlesex County Marker
Inscription.  
Middlesex County
Area 146 Square Miles
Formed in 1673 from Lancaster, and named for an English County. Rosegill, frequented by colonial governors, is here.

Gloucester County
Area 223 Square Miles
Formed in 1651 from York, and named for Gloucester County, England, Bacon, the rebel, died in this county, 1676. Gloucester Point was the outpost of Cornwallis at Yorktown, 1781.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-99.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1673.
 
Location. 37° 35.083′ N, 76° 36.195′ W. Marker is in Saluda, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is on US 17, in the median. Marker is at county line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saluda VA 23149, 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. Middlesex County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Middlesex County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Morgan v. Virginia
Glocester County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
2. Glocester County Marker
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); 1st Lt Beryl R. Newman (approx. 1.6 miles away); Middlesex County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Scottish Factors Store (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rosegill (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saluda.
 
Middlesex County / Gloucester County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 21, 2010
3. Middlesex County / Gloucester County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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