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Urbanna in Middlesex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sandwich

c. 1754

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
1. Sandwich Marker
Inscription. Sandwich, circa 1754, is registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. 2008.
 
Erected 2008.
 
Location. 37° 38.202′ N, 76° 34.428′ W. Marker is in Urbanna, Virginia, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Old Virginia Street east of Cross Street (Virginia Route 227), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Urbanna VA 23175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tobacco Was Money (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mitchell’s Map (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Tobacco Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); A Hub For Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); Prettyman’s Rolling Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Backyard Garden Was Essential (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Middlesex County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Landsdowne (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbanna.
 
Regarding Sandwich. This dwelling is traditionally thought to have been the customhouse.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Sandwich and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
2. Sandwich and Marker
Old Virginia Street, formerly Prettyman's Rolling Road, is on the left.
Sandwich image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
3. Sandwich
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
4. Sandwich
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By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
5. Sandwich
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 24, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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