Near Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Berkeley Plantation or Harrison's Landing
Erected 1954 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number V-7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 37° 19.862′ N, 77° 11.446′ W. Marker is near Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker is at the intersection of John Tyler Memorial Highway (Virginia Route 5) and Kimages Road, on the right when traveling east on John Tyler Memorial Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City VA 23030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First English Thanksgiving in Virginia (here, next to this marker); Westover (here, next to this marker); Herring Creek & Kimages (a few steps from Stuart's Ride (approx. ¼ mile away); Herring Creek (approx. half a mile away); Berkeley and Harrison's Landing (approx. one mile away); First Official Thanksgiving (approx. 1.2 miles away); Origin of Taps (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
Also see . . . Berkeley Pantation. (PDF) National Register of Historic Places documentation on the plantation. (Submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,664 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 9, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 18, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.