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Near King and Queen Court House in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newington

 
 
Newington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. Newington Marker
Inscription. A mile south on the Mattapony River is the site of Newington, birthplace of Carter Braxton, (born September 10, 1736), signer of the Declaration of Independence. In earlier times, Colonel Jacob Lumpkin, supporter of Governor Berkeley in Bacon's Rebellion, 1676, lived there.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number OB-10.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.762′ N, 76° 53.367′ W. Marker is near King and Queen Court House, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is at the intersection of The Trail (Virginia Route 14) and Frazier Ferry Road (Virginia Route 631), on the right when traveling south on The Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King and Queen Court House VA 23085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. King and Queen County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mattapony Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Where Dahlgren Died (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mattaponi Indians
The Trail & Frazier Ferry Road image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. The Trail & Frazier Ferry Road
(approx. 3.6 miles away); State Fish Hatchery (approx. 4.5 miles away); St. John's Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Pamunkey Indians (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Carter Braxton. NPS - Signers of the Declaration (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Braxton, Carter, (1736 - 1797). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & Patriotism
 
Newington image. Click for full size.
3. Newington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 788 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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