Hayes in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The collapse of this chimney in an 1888 storm gave impetus to the preservation movement in Virgina Concerned Virginians banded together in Williamsburg Norfolk, Richmond determined to save other historical structures & sites from similar fate From their effort came the organization of the Association of the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
The present structure was rebuilt in the 1930’s by..The Joseph Bryan Branch of the APVA
Erected by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Location. 37° 17.498′ N, 76° 31.879′ W. Marker is in Hayes, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is on Pocahontas Lane south of Powhatan Drive (Virginia Route 1316), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hayes VA 23072, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tarleton's Last Fight (approx. 1.9 miles away); Powhatan's Village (approx. 2.1 miles away); Indian Field Creek (approx. York River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Woodville School (approx. 2½ miles away); Naval Weapons Station (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bellfield Plantation (approx. 3 miles away); Cheatham Annex (approx. 3 miles away).
Also see . . . Powhatan's Chimney. Wikipedia (Submitted on September 6, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 799 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.