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

Caroline County / Spotsylvania County

Area 529 Square Miles / Area 413 Square Miles

 
 
Caroline County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2009
1. Caroline County Face of Marker
Inscription.

Caroline County.
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.

Spotsylvania 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
Spotsylvania County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2009
2. Spotsylvania County Face of Marker
as the crow flies. Stafford County / King George County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Colonial Post Office (approx. 2.2 miles away); Spotsylvania County / Caroline County (approx. 2.5 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 (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Gallant Pelham (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
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Caroline County / Spotsylvania County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2009
3. Caroline County / Spotsylvania County Marker
Caroline County / Spotsylvania County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2009
4. Caroline County / Spotsylvania County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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