Near Nokomis in Northumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
British Raids on the Coan River
Erected 2001 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number JT-9.)
Location. 37° 56.154′ N, 76° 30.141′ W. Marker is near Nokomis, Virginia, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Northumberland Highway (U.S. 360) and Forrest Landing Road (County Route 612), on the right when traveling west on Northumberland Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heathsville VA 22473, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Coan Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Heath (approx. 1.6 miles away); St. Stephen’s Parish (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rice’s Hotel, Hughlett’s Tavern (approx. 2.1 miles away); Freedom for Slaves of Robert Carter III (approx. 2.1 miles away); Northumberland Courthouse Square (approx. 2.1 miles away); Holley Graded School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Northumberland County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away).
More about this marker. It appears the last word of the inscription should read “embarking” rather than “debarking.”
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 960 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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