Caret in Essex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Rappahannock Courthouse
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number N-18.)
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 37° 58.932′ N, 76° 57.575′ W. Marker was in Caret, Virginia, in Essex County. Marker was on Tidewater Trail (U.S. 17) north of Old Courthouse Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Caret VA 22436, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Gouldborough Plantation (approx. 2 miles away); Fonthill (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rappahannock Indian Migration (approx. 3.5 miles away); Bountiful Marshes (approx. 4.4 miles away); Rivers of Grass (approx. 4.9 miles away); National Wildlife System (approx. 5 miles away); Pollinators (approx. 5 miles away); Hutchinson Tract (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caret.
More about this marker. This marker is no longer listed in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources listings. It is not known when it was damaged/stolen/removed.
1. Sign no longer present
My wife and I bought the property last year and were surprised to learn that the marker would have been on our land. Sadly, it's not here any longer, but we would gladly host it again.
— Submitted July 10, 2016, by Tony Dunsworth of Tappahannock, Virginia.
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