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Burrowsville in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brandon

 
 
Brandon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 24, 2014
1. Brandon Marker
Inscription. This place, five miles northeast, has been owned by the Harrison family for two centuries. John Martin patented the land in 1617; Nathaniel Harrison bought it in 1720. The present house was built about 1770. The British General Phillips landed at Brandon, May 7, 1781. A mile farther is Upper Brandon.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number K-218.)
 
Location. 37° 12.786′ N, 77° 4.374′ W. Marker is in Burrowsville, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is at the intersection of James River Drive (Virginia Route 10) and Lebanon Road (Virginia Route 611), on the right when traveling west on James River Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Grove VA 23881, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ward's Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hood's (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cabin Point (approx. 3 miles away); Flowerdew Hundred (approx. 4.9 miles away); Powell's Creek (approx. 4.9 miles away); Claremont School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Claremont (approx. 5.8 miles away); Quioughcohanach Indians (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Brandon.
Brandon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 24, 2014
2. Brandon Marker
National Park Service (Submitted on June 24, 2014.) 

2. Lower Brandon Plantation. Wikipedia (Submitted on June 24, 2014.) 

3. Brandon (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on June 24, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Brandon, Prince George County image. Click for full size.
By National Register, circa 1969
3. Brandon, Prince George County
Lower Brandon, James River, Va. image. Click for full size.
By William Henry Jackson, circa 1900
4. Lower Brandon, James River, Va.
Library of Congress [LC-D4-16184]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 24, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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