Reedville in Northumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Indian Prisoners Abandoned on Tangier Island
Erected 2010 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number JT 91.)
Location. 37° 50.54′ N, 76° 17.252′ W. Marker is in Reedville, Virginia, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Buzzard Point Road (County Route 656). Touch for map. At dock for Tangier Island Ferry at Buzzard Point Marina. Marker is at or near this postal address: 468 Buzzard Point Rd, Reedville VA 22539, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The War of 1812 / African Americans in the War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Morris-Fisher Stack (approx. ¾ mile away); Reedville (approx. one mile away); Julius Rosenwald High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shiloh School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Jessie Ball duPont (approx. 7.1 miles away); Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve (approx. 7.1 miles away); Morattico Baptist Church (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reedville.
Opechancanough is said to have been a younger brother (or half-brother) of the famous chief Powhatan. He was captured in 1646 and killed.
— Submitted September 1, 2011, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans •
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