Near Saluda in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
King and Queen County / Gloucester County
King and Queen County. Area 320 Square Miles. Formed in 1691 from New Kent, and named for King William III and Queen Mary. The family of George Rogers Clark long lived in this county.
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 and Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1651.
Location. 37° 33.503′ N, 76° 39.684′ W. Marker is near Saluda, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is at the intersection of Lewis B Puller Memorial Highway (U.S. 33) and New Hope Road (County Route 609), on the right when traveling west on Lewis B Puller Memorial Highway. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Middlesex County / Gloucester County (approx. 3.7 miles away); Poropotank Creek (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Indentured Servants' Plot (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named King and Queen County / Gloucester County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Corbin's Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Middlesex County Courthouse (approx. 4.9 miles away); Middlesex County Confederate Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away); 1st Lt Beryl R. Newman (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saluda.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.