Stony Creek in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
History At Stony Creek
Erected 1928 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number UM-18.)
Location. 36° 56.78′ N, 77° 23.58′ W. Marker is in Stony Creek, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Star Highway (U.S. 301) and Lee Avenue (State Highway 40), on the right when traveling south on Blue Star Highway. Touch for map. Located near Exit 31 off Interstate 95. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Creek VA 23882, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sappony Baptist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sappony Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jones Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Sussex County / Dinwiddie County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Reams Station (approx. 6½ miles away); Sussex County Confederate Monument (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stony Creek.
Also see . . . The Wilson-Kautz Raid. The raid was in part to divert attention away from the major fighting in central Virginia during the summer of 1864, as well as an attempt to sever the Confederate supply lines leading to Richmond. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,679 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4. submitted on May 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 5. submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.