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Near Alberta in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Brunswick Courthouse

 
 
Old Brunswick Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
1. Old Brunswick Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Here the first courthouse of Brunswick County was built about 1732. In 1746, when the county was divided, the county seat was moved east near Thomasburg. In 1783, after Greensville County had been formed, the courthouse was moved to Lawrenceville.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number S-65.)
 
Location. 36° 50.314′ N, 77° 54.786′ W. Marker is near Alberta, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Christanna Highway (Virginia Route 46), on the right when traveling north on Boydton Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alberta VA 23821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Christanna (a few steps from this marker); Nellie Pratt Russell (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southside Virginia Community College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Paulís Chapel School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Danieltown (approx. 5.3 miles away); Sturgeon Creek (approx. 5.5 miles away); Staunton River Raid (approx. 6 miles away); Saint Paul's College (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alberta.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
Boydton Plank Road (facing north). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
2. Boydton Plank Road (facing north).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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