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Near Dickensonville in Russell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Russell County Courthouse

 
 
Old Russell County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 18, 2015
1. Old Russell County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. This building, erected in 1792, served as the second courthouse of Russell County and is one of the earliest public buildings still standing in Southwest Virginia. Russell County was formed in 1786 from Washington County and originally encompassed the greater part of what now is Lee, Scott, Wise, Dickenson, Buchanan and Tazewell counties. The county sold the building when the county seat was moved to the town of Lebanon in 1818.
 
Erected 1986 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number X-4.)
 
Location. 36° 50.317′ N, 82° 14.599′ W. Marker is near Dickensonville, Virginia, in Russell County. Marker is on Trail of the Lonesome Pine (Alternate U.S. 58) east of Upper Copper Creek Road (County Route 671), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castlewood VA 24224, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dorton’s Fort (approx. 2.9 miles away); Russell’s Fort (approx. 3.2 miles away); Moore’s Fort (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jessee’s Mill (approx. 5.8 miles away); Early Settlers in Russell County
Old Russell County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 18, 2015
2. Old Russell County Courthouse Marker
(approx. 6.7 miles away); Glade Hollow Fort (approx. 8 miles away); Russell Courthouse (approx. 10 miles away); Houston’s Fort (approx. 11.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dickensonville.
 
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View of the Old Courthouse from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 18, 2015
3. View of the Old Courthouse from the Marker
Old Russell County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 18, 2015
4. Old Russell County Courthouse
Old Russell County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 18, 2015
5. Old Russell County Courthouse
This side faces today’s highway.
The Dickenson Bundy Log House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 18, 2015
6. The Dickenson Bundy Log House
It is on the old courthouse grounds and has a local craft shop.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 28, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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