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Near Chase City in Mecklenburg County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lunenburg County / Mecklenburg County

 
 
Lunenburg County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
1. Lunenburg County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (Obverse)
Lunenburg County
Area 430 Square Miles
Formed in 1746 from Brunswick. Named for King George II, who was also duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg. Tarleton passed though the county in 1781.

(Reverse)
Mecklenburg County
Area 669 Square Miles
Formed in 1764 from Lunenburg, and named for Princess Charlotte, of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III. Bacon, the Rebel, defeated the Indians near the present town of Clarksville, 1676.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 41.)
 
Location. 36° 51.596′ N, 78° 25.328′ W. Marker is near Chase City, Virginia, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 49) 1.5 miles south of Fort Mitchell Drive (Virginia Route 630), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chase City VA 23924, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thyne Institute (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Thyne Institute (approx. 4.1 miles away); Christiansville (approx. 4.5 miles away); Sgt. Earle D. Gregory
Mecklenburg County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
2. Mecklenburg County Marker (reverse)
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Mount Horeb Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Charlotte County / Mecklenburg County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Staunton Bridge Action (approx. 9.3 miles away); Roanoke Plantation (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chase City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lunenburg County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Mecklenburg County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Courthouse Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
3. Courthouse Rd (facing north)
Courthouse Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
4. Courthouse Rd (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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