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Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charles City C. H.

 
 
Charles City C. H. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 11, 2007
1. Charles City C. H. Marker
Inscription. In 1702 Charles City County, which then included both sides of James River, was divided; the courthouse here was built about 1730. Here Simcoe's British Cavalry surprised a party of militia, January 8, 1781. Here Grant's Army passed on its way to the River June, 1864. (Marker Number V-11.)
 
Location. 37° 20.631′ N, 77° 4.285′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker is at the intersection of John Tyler Memorial Highway (Virginia Route 5) and Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 155), on the right when traveling west 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. America’s 3rd Oldest Courthouse (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eye Witness to a Revolution (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three Courthouse Essentials (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shifting Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Hope & Court House (approx. ¼ mile away); Greenway (approx. 0.7 miles away); North Bend (approx. 1.2 miles away); Upper Weyanoke (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
 
Also see . . .  Charles City County Court House
Charles City County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
2. Charles City County Courthouse
. (PDF) National Register documentation for the Courthouse. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USColonial EraWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Charles City County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
3. Charles City County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,031 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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