Chesapeake, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Southern Branch Chapel / Battle of Great Bridge / Wilson Family
Southern Branch Chapel
A Chapel of ease of the Anglican Church
Elizabeth River Parish 1701 - 1761
St. Brides Parish 1761 - 1845
Encampment area for American Patriots
Battle of Great Bridge
First land battle for the American Revolution fought in Virginia
Residence of the
who on 24 February 1855
gave one hundred and seventy-five acres
to the overseers of the poor of
which is now the
City of Chesapeake
Erected 1977 by Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake Virginia.
Location. 36° 42.955′ N, 76° 14.347′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Battlefield Boulevard (Virginia Route 168) and Cedar Road (Virginia Route 165), on the right when traveling south on South Battlefield Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 238 S Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake VA 23322, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Bridge Schoolhouse Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Great Bridge Planning a Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Marshall Family (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Great Bridge Marshall Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Billy Flora (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Anchor (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.