Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Proposed First University in English America
Erected 1996 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-30.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Education • Notable Events • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1618.
Location. 37° 26.118′ N, 77° 19.738′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of New Market Road (Virginia Route 5) and Farmers Circle DriveTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Varina (here, next to this marker); Henrico Town (a few steps from this marker); Action at Osborne's (a few steps from this marker); Henrico History (a few steps from this marker); Pocahontas (a few steps from this marker); New Market Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); George Thorpe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Four Mile Creek Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 26, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.