Near Burkeville in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Prince Edward County / Nottoway County
Prince Edward County
Area 356 Square Miles
Formed from Amelia, and named for Prince Edward, son of Frederick, prince of Wales, and younger brother of King George III. General Joseph E. Johnston was born in this county; Hampden-Sydney College is in it.
Area 310 Square Miles
Formed in 1788 from Amelia and named for an Indian tribe. Tarleton passed through this county in 1781. Here lived William Hodges Mann, Governor of Virginia, 1910-1914.
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-53.)
Location. 37° 13.57′ N, 78° 14.288′ W. Marker is near Burkeville, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is at the intersection of West Colonial Trail Highway (U.S. 460) and County Route 607, in the median on West Colonial Trail Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burkeville VA 23922, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Prince Edward County / Nottoway County (approx. 3 miles away); Burkeville Junction (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Burkeville Junction Wilson-Kautz Raid (approx. 3.2 miles away); Burkeville (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Prince Edward County / Nottoway County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lee's Retreat (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ingleside Training Institute (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burkeville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 638 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.