Near Lawrenceville in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Governor Alexander Spotswood
Location. 36° 42.84′ N, 77° 52.228′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceville, Virginia, in Brunswick County Touch for map. This marker is located within the Fort Christanna Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Brodnax VA 23920, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Colonial Dames of America Monument (a few steps from this marker); Site of Fort Christanna (a few steps from this marker); Fort Christanna: Established 1714 (a few steps from this marker); Native Americans and Fort Christanna (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Christanna (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Christanna (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hospital and School of the Good Shepherd (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brunswick County Courthouse (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceville.
More about this marker. On the left is a "Portrait of Alexander Spotswood by Charles Bridges." Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. On the lower right is photo of "A glass insert from a cufflink found at the site of Spotswood’s house."
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.