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The Skirmish Of Kempsville

 
 
Skirmish at Kempville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 20, 2019
1. Skirmish at Kempville Marker
Inscription.  
Near this spot on November 16, 1775
The Skirmish Of Kempsville
John Ackiss, a Minute-Man, was killed
This house served as headquarters for
Lord Dunmore

Erected by Old Donation Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
November 16, 1929

 
Erected 1929 by Old Donation Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 49.668′ N, 76° 9.741′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Singleton Parkway and Overland Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Old Princess Anne County Courthouse/Pleasant Hall House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5184 Singleton Pkwy, Virginia Beach VA 23462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Princess Anne County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Kempsville (about 300 feet away,
Skirmish at Kempville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 20, 2019
2. Skirmish at Kempville Marker
measured in a direct line); Skirmish at Kempís Landing (about 600 feet away); Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School (approx. one mile away); New Town (approx. 1.8 miles away); Seal of the City of Virginia Beach (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lake Trashmore Bank Stabilization (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Pembroke Manor House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old Princess Anne Courthouse/Pleasant Hall House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 20, 2019
3. Old Princess Anne Courthouse/Pleasant Hall House
Pleasant Hall Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 20, 2019
4. Pleasant Hall Sign
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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