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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bennett's Home

 
 
Bennett's Home Marker closeup image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
1. Bennett's Home Marker closeup
Inscription. On this stream, Bennett's Creek, stood the home of Richard Bennett. He was one of the Commissioners to "Reduce" Virginia after the victory of Parliament in the Civil War in England, 1651, and the first Governor under the Cromwellian domination 1652-55.
 
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K-257.)
 
Location. 36° 49.439′ N, 76° 29.843′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route 337), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: across and west of 4400 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hargrove's Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glebe Church (about 400 feet away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yeates School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florence Graded School (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Bowser Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
More about this marker.
Bennett's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
2. Bennett's Home Marker
Near the source of Bennetts Creek
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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