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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Fluvanna County Virginia Historical Markers

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By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
Bremo Marker
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Bremo Bluff — F-52 — Bremo
The nearby Bremo properties include three separate houses, all built by planter, soldier and reformer Gen. John Hartwell Cocke (1780 - 1866) on his family's 1725 land grant. The three properties - Bremo, Lower Bremo, and Recess - and their . . . — Map (db m28070) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Columbia — GA-32 — Point of Fork
Here was an important supply depot and arsenal of the Virginia government in 1781, and here Baron von Steuben, commanding the American forces, trained recruits for Green's army in the South. Threatened by Cornwallis's approach, Steuben moved stores . . . — Map (db m31602) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Columbia — GA-34 — Rassawek
Rassawek, the principal town of the Monacan Indians, stood nearby, according to Capt. John Smith's 1612 map of Virginia. Several smaller satellite villages were located within a few miles of Rassawek. The Monacans, who belonged to the Siouan . . . — Map (db m31603) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Dixie — Fluvanna County World War Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Fluvanna County who served in World Wars I and II — Map (db m31354) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Dixie — F-50 — Point of Fork
Four miles southeast is Point of Fork, near which an Indian village stood in 1607. In the Revolution a state arsenal was there. In June, 1781, Simcoe, sent by Cornwallis with a small force to destroy the stores there, succeeded in making Baron . . . — Map (db m17760) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Fork Union — Abraham Seay
Memorial to Abraham SeayIn 1745 Abraham Seay, French Huguenot settler was granted Leters Patent from King George for land which includes these church grounds, Military Academy campus, and the nucleus of the village of Fork Union. Abraham, his son . . . — Map (db m31355) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Fork Union — GA-33 — Fork Union Academy
First classes of Fork Union Academy were held here October 15, 1898 in the residence of Susie Payne Cooper. Established as a co-educational English and classical school, it became Fork Union Military Academy for boys in 1903. Organized by 10 . . . — Map (db m12329) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Fork Union — GA-39 — Fork Union Baptist Church
Fork Union Baptist Church was constituted in 1798. Presbyterian, Episcopal, Methodist, and Baptist congregations shared as a place of worship the current church, built in 1824 and first known as the Brick Meetinghouse. Gen. John Hartwell Cocke, . . . — Map (db m18302) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Fork Union — F-48a — Fork Union Military Academy
Founded in 1898 by Dr. William E. Hatcher with the assistance of Charles G. Snead, Fork Union Academy established military training as part of the curriculum in 1902. It served as a coeducational school until 1909, when the trustees transformed it . . . — Map (db m18307) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Fork Union — F-99 — John Jasper
The Rev. John Jasper, one of the best known black preachers of the 19th century in Virginia was born a slave in Fluvanna County on 4 July 1812. After working in a tobacco factory, Jasper had a religious awakening in the later 1830s and became a . . . — Map (db m12275) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Kents Store — Z-25 — Fluvanna County / Goochland County
(obverse) Fluvanna County Area 285 Square Miles Formed in 1777 from Albemarle. Named (in Latin) Anne's River, the early name for the upper James given in honor of Queen Anne. Point of Fork was an important supply depot in 1781. . . . — Map (db m54220) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Palmyra — F-51 — “Texas Jack” Omohundro Birthplace
J. B. “Texas Jack” Omohundro was born at Pleasure Hill Farm about 1 mile west of here on July 26, 1846. At age 17 he served as a scout under the command of General J.E.B. Stuart. Later he was renowned as a scout and heroic plainsman of . . . — Map (db m116884) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Palmyra — Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial
To the memory of The Confederate soldiers of Fluvanna County 1861-1865. — Map (db m31360) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Palmyra — F-49 — Fluvanna County Courthouse
The Fluvanna County Courthouse is one of the few in the state to retain its original configuration. Fluvanna County was formed from part of Albemarle County in 1777 with the county seat located on the southeast side of the Rivanna River. In 1828 . . . — Map (db m11591) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Palmyra — F-48 — S. C. Abrams High School
Fluvanna County dedicated its only African American High School on 21 Nov. 1936 and named it the S.C. Abrams High School to honor the Rev. Samuel Christopher Abrams, who served as the county supervisor for the black schools and also as minister in . . . — Map (db m11706) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Palmyra — The “Regular” Methodist Conference
Close by, May 18, 1779, “at Roger Thompsonís, near the Broken-Back Church,” began the “Regular” Methodist Conference composed of some of the most devoted and successful Methodist preachers, a large majority of the whole. . . . — Map (db m16917) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Zion Crossroads — Z-23 — Louisa County / Fluvanna County
Louisa County. Located in the heart of the Virginia Piedmont, this rural county was named for Louisa, a daughter of George II. It was formed from Hanover county in 1742, the county seat is Louisa. Among the countyís historic resources is . . . — Map (db m17751) HM

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