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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kanawha Plaza

 
 
Kanawha Plaza Stone image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 13, 2010
1. Kanawha Plaza Stone
Inscription. Stone Number SB-01 from Lock Number 1 of the Tidewater Connection of the James River and Kanawha Canal. The lock was completed in 1854. The stones of this lock have been saved for future restoration.
 
Location. 37° 32.214′ N, 77° 26.338′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Canal Street and South 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canal Walk (a few steps from this marker); Basin Race (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Richmond Millsites (within shouting distance of this marker); Evacuation of Richmond (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evacuation Fire (about 400 feet away); Great Turning Basin (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First National Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richmond Evacuation Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  James River and Kanawha Canal Historic District. National Park Service (Submitted on January 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Kanawha Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 13, 2010
2. Kanawha Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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