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Near Boydton in Mecklenburg County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mecklenburg County Virginia / North Carolina

Area 669 Square Miles /

 
 
Mecklenburg County Face of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 20, 2017
1. Mecklenburg County Face of the Marker
Inscription. Mecklenburg County Virginia. Area 669 Square Miles. Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III. Bacon, the rebel, defeated the Indians near the present town of Clarksville, 1676.

North Carolina. North Carolina was one of the original thirteen states. The first settlement was made on Roanoke Island, 1585, but was not permanent. Settlers from Virginia occupied the Albemarle Region before 1663, in which year the Colony of Carolina was founded.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-218.)
 
Location. 36° 32.655′ N, 78° 11.843′ W. Marker is near Boydton, Virginia, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on U.S. 1 near the state line, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boydton VA 23917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Solomon Russell (approx. 2 miles away); Trading Path (approx. 6.7 miles away in North Carolina); Admiral Kirk Donald (approx. 7.1 miles away in North Carolina); Weldon Edwards
North Carolina Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 20, 2017
2. North Carolina Face of Marker
(approx. 7.7 miles away in North Carolina); James Turner (approx. 9 miles away in North Carolina); Bragg Home (approx. 10.1 miles away in North Carolina); Warrenton Male Academy (approx. 10.1 miles away in North Carolina); William Miller (approx. 10.1 miles away in North Carolina).
 
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Mecklenburg County Virginia / North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 20, 2017
3. Mecklenburg County Virginia / North Carolina Marker
Mecklenburg County Virginia / North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 20, 2017
4. Mecklenburg County Virginia / North Carolina Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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