Near Petersburg in Grant County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Location. 38° 58.766′ N, 79° 7.742′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, West Virginia, in Grant County. Marker is on U.S. 220 just south of the city line, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg WV 26847, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War in Grant County (approx. half a mile away); Petersburg (approx. one mile away); Fort Mulligan (approx. one mile away); Maple Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Strategic Location (approx. 1.5 miles away); Civil War Cannons (approx. 1.6 miles away); Winter Quarters Huts (approx. 1.6 miles away); Defending the Fort (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Regarding Fairfax Line. The southern boundary of the “Northern Neck Proprietary” is the Rappahannock River, the northern (and, because of its course,
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Also see . . . The Fairfax Grant. “Lord Fairfax chose a playing field where he had the advantage over the [Virginia] General Assembly by filing the Fairfax v. Virginia suit in London. He recognized that the General Court in Williamsburg, composed of the governor and his appointed Council, would not rule in his favor. The General Assembly, dominated by burgesses elected from counties outside the Northern (Submitted on April 20, 2016.)
Categories. • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on April 16, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.