New Kent in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WO-17.)
Location. 37° 31.069′ N, 76° 58.7′ W. Marker is in New Kent, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of New Kent Highway and Courthouse Circle. Touch for map. The marker is located on the lawn in front of the New Kent County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: New Kent VA 23124, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Kent Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Martha Washington's Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); John Parke Custis A Tale of Three Structures (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wilson House: Witness to Three Centuries (about 600 feet away); McClellan’s Camp at Cumberland Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away); French Cannon at Cumberland Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cumberland Town (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Kent.
Also see . . . The African American Registry. James Lafayette. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,177 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.