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Near Cumberland in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buckingham County / Cumberland County

 
 
Buckingham County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Buckingham County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse) Buckingham County
Area 584 square miles
Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Buckinghamshire, England. Peter Francisco, noted Revolutionary soldier, lived in this county.

(Reverse) Cumberland County
Area 293 square miles
Formed in 1748 from Goochland, and named for the Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II. The earliest call for independence came from this county, April 22, 1776.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-142.)
 
Location. 37° 29.544′ N, 78° 21.066′ W. Marker is near Cumberland, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is on Anderson Highway (U.S. 60) 0.4 miles west of Ayers Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland VA 23040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Bolling (approx. 2.9 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jackson Davis (approx. 5.8 miles away); First Call For Independence (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cumberland County Court House
Cumberland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. Cumberland County Marker
(approx. 5.9 miles away); Millbrook (approx. 6.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Camp P-56, Company 1367 (approx. 6.7 miles away); Female Collegiate Institute (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buckingham County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Cumberland County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
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US Route 60 (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
3. US Route 60 (facing west)
US Route 60 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
4. US Route 60 (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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