Near Fredericksburg in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Caroline County / Spotsylvania County
Area 529 Square Miles / Area 413 Square Miles
Area 529 Square Miles.
Formed in 1727 from Essex, King and Queen, and King William. Named for Queen Caroline, wife of King George II. George Rogers Clark, conqueror of the Northwest, passed his youth in this county.
Area 413 square miles.
Formed in 1720 from Essex, King and Queen, and King William, and named for Alexander Spotswood, governor of Virginia, 1710–1722. The battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness (partly) and Spotsylvania were fought in this county.
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-200.)
Location. 38° 14.312′ N, 77° 22.169′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on U.S. 17, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22408, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured Stafford County / King George County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Colonial Post Office (approx. 2.2 miles away); Spotsylvania County / Caroline County (approx. 2½ miles away); The Winter Line (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Gallant Pelham (approx. 2.8 miles away); Confederate Earthworks (approx. 2.8 miles away); Sherwood Forest (was approx. 2.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named The Gallant Pelham (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Categories. • Political Subdivisions •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 950 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.