Near Lawrenceville in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Colonial Dames of America Monument
Archaeological excavations in the late 1970s and 2001-2004 proved this was, indeed, the site of the fort and established the palisade line. Seeking to protect the entire fort site and river frontage from further commercial activity the Brunswick County Board
Location. 36° 42.849′ N, 77° 52.221′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceville, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker can be reached from Fort Hill Road 1.1 miles west of Christanna Highway (Virginia Route 46), on the right when traveling west. 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. Site of Fort Christanna (here, next to this marker); Governor Alexander Spotswood (a few steps from this marker); Fort Christanna: Established 1714 (within shouting distance of 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 photo of the "Original monument erected 1924." On the right is a map of the Fort Christanna Historic site boundaries.
Also see . . . The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. (Submitted on June 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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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 949 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.