Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Proposed First University in English America
Erected 1996 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-30.)
Location. 37° 26.118′ N, 77° 19.738′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of New Market Road (Virginia Route 5) and Farmers Circle Drive, on the right when traveling west on New Market Road. Touch for map. Located with markers Action at Osborne's (V-48), Varina (V-33), Henrico Town (V-29), and Pocahontas (V-28). Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Varina (here, next to this marker); Henrico Town Action at Osborne's (a few steps from this marker); Henrico History (a few steps from this marker); Pocahontas (a few steps from this marker); New Market Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); George Thorpe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Four Mile Creek Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Education • Notable Events • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 26, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.