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Near Cape Charles in Northampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Arlington

 
 
Arlington Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Arlington Marker
Inscription. Two miles west stood Arlington, original home of the Custis Family, built by John Custis. The family tombs are still preserved there. Governor Wm. Berkeley made his headquarters there during Bacon's Rebellion in 1676. Arlington on the Potomac was named for this Arlington.
 
Erected 1958 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number WY-5.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 37° 13.168′ N, 75° 59.114′ W. Marker was near Cape Charles, Virginia, in Northampton County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of Custis Tomb Drive and Arlington Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Cape Charles VA 23310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Mansion Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bacon's Rebellion (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indians (approx. 1.2 miles away); Slavery on the Eastern Shore (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Custis Tombs (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cape Charles Colored School (approx. 3.3 miles away); Maritime Highway (approx. 3.6 miles away); Chesapeake Bay (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Charles.
 
Related markers. Click here for a
vicinity of missing Arlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 17, 2013
2. vicinity of missing Arlington Marker
Area around where marker should have been.
list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marker History. Marker reported destroyed, no Commonwealth or Federal replacement funding available. Will only be replaced if a private sponsor funds replacement (Submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.) 

2. Photo of marker (2004). (Submitted on October 16, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 20, 2016.   2. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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