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

Huguenot Settlement

 
 
Huguenot Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Huguenot Settlement Marker
Inscription. Huguenots, the largest single group of French Protestant refugees to come to Virginia, settled near here on the site of a deserted Monacan Indian village during the period 1700-1701. In 1700, the Virginia General Assembly established King William Parish, also known as Huguenot Parish. The Huguenots established a church at this site now known as the Manakin Episcopal Church.
 
Erected 1989 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number O 33.)
 
Location. 37° 33.921′ N, 77° 42.497′ W. Marker is near Powhatan, Virginia, in Powhatan County. Marker is on Huguenot Trail 0.3 miles east of Manakin Town Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midlothian VA 23113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Huguenot Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Mowhemcho-Manakin Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Huguenot Springs (approx. half a mile away); Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery
Huguenot Trail (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. Huguenot Trail (facing east)
(approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Huguenot Settlement (approx. 2.5 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); William Webber (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Powhatan.
 
Also see . . .  The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin In the Colony of Virginia. (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Manakin Huguenot Chapel circa 1895. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
3. Manakin Huguenot Chapel circa 1895.
Huguenot Chapel Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
4. Huguenot Chapel Plaque
Manakin Episcopal Church and Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
5. Manakin Episcopal Church and Bell Tower
Bell Tower Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
6. Bell Tower Plaque
 
 
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 1,560 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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