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Near Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kingsville

 
 
Kingsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2010
1. Kingsville Marker
Inscription. Here, before the Revolution, stood King's Tavern. The British cavalryman, Tarleton, raiding, camped here in 1781. In the same year sick and wounded French soldiers were brought to this place from Yorktown; seventy of them are buried here. Nearby is the site of the colonial church of which Archibald McRoberts was minister.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number F 70.)
 
Location. 37° 14.729′ N, 78° 26.628′ W. Marker is near Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of Farmville Road (U.S. 15) and Kingsville Road (Virginia Route 133), on the right when traveling south on Farmville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmville VA 23901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph-Macon Medical School (approx. half a mile away); The Birthplace (approx. 0.9 miles away); About Hampden-Sydney College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hampden-Sydney (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hampden-Sydney College
Farmville Rd & Kingsville Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2010
2. Farmville Rd & Kingsville Rd (facing south)
(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Hampden-Sydney College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Presbyterian Seminary (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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