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Heathsville in Northumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Northumberland Courthouse Square

 
 
Northumberland Courthouse Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
1. Northumberland Courthouse Square Marker
Inscription.
This site first patented in 1663 was the site of the first courthouse built c.1681. The present courthouse built in 1851 is the third on this site.
 
Erected 1987 by Lettice Lee Chapter, The National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 37° 55.021′ N, 76° 28.353′ W. Marker is in Heathsville, Virginia, in Northumberland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Northumberland Highway (U.S. 360) and Monument Place, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heathsville VA 22473, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northumberland County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom for Slaves of Robert Carter III (within shouting distance of this marker); Rice’s Hotel, Hughlett’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Stephen’s Parish (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Heath (approx. half a mile away); Northumberland House and Mantua (approx. 1.4 miles away); British Raids on the Coan River (approx. 2.1 miles away); Coan Baptist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Heathsville.
 
Also see . . .
Old Northumberland Courthouse c.1851 image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
2. Old Northumberland Courthouse c.1851
This marker, a small brass plaque, can be seen to the left of the front door.
 Northumberland County courthouse is in Heathsville, Virginia. Virginia Courthouses (Submitted on August 21, 2014.) 
 
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Old Northumberland Courthouse c.1851 image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
3. Old Northumberland Courthouse c.1851
Northumberland County WWII Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
4. Northumberland County WWII Memorial
Northumberland County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
5. Northumberland County War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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