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Warfield in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dinwiddie County / Brunswick County

 
 
Dinwiddie County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
1. Dinwiddie County Marker
Inscription. (obverse)
Dinwiddie County
Area 521 Square Miles


Formed in 1752 from Prince George, and named for Robert Dinwiddie, Governor of Virginia 1751-1756. General Winfield Scott was born in this county, and in it took place the battle of Five Forks, 1865.

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Brunswick County
Area 557 Square Miles


Formed in 1720 from Prince George, Surry, and Isle of Wight. Named for the House of Brunswick, which came to the throne of England in 1714, when George I was crowned king. Colonial Fort Christanna was in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 37.)
 
Location. 36° 56.568′ N, 77° 44.08′ W. Marker is in Warfield, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Old Stage Road (County Route 712), on the right when traveling north on Boydton Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warfield VA 23889, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birch's Bridge (here, next to this marker); Brunswick County, Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker);
Brunswick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
2. Brunswick County Marker
Sallie Jones Atkinson (approx. 4.1 miles away); Birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sapony Episcopal Church (approx. 5 miles away); Ebenezer Academy (approx. 5.7 miles away); Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (1818-1907) (approx. 5.9 miles away); Sturgeon Creek (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warfield.
 
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Boydton Plank Road (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 5, 2013
3. Boydton Plank Road (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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