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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fluvanna County, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Fluvanna County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Fluvanna County, VA (29) Albemarle County, VA (119) Buckingham County, VA (37) Cumberland County, VA (27) Goochland County, VA (35) Louisa County, VA (43)  FluvannaCounty(29) Fluvanna County (29)  AlbemarleCounty(119) Albemarle County (119)  BuckinghamCounty(37) Buckingham County (37)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  GoochlandCounty(35) Goochland County (35)  LouisaCounty(43) Louisa County (43)
Palmyra is the county seat for Fluvanna County
Adjacent to Fluvanna County, Virginia
      Albemarle County (119)  
      Buckingham County (37)  
      Cumberland County (27)  
      Goochland County (35)  
      Louisa County (43)  
 
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1Virginia, Fluvanna County, Bremo Bluff — F-52 — Bremo
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at County Route 656, on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway.
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
2Virginia, Fluvanna County, Columbia — GA-32 — Point of Fork
On East River Road (Virginia Route 6) 0.9 miles east of Bremo Road (Virginia Route 656), on the right when traveling east.
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
3Virginia, Fluvanna County, Columbia — GA-34 — Rassawek
On East River Road (Virginia Route 6) 0.9 miles east of Bremo Road (Virginia Route 656), on the right when traveling east.
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
4Virginia, Fluvanna County, Dixie — Fluvanna County World War Memorial
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at State Highway 6, on the right when traveling north on James Madison Highway.
In honor of the men and women of Fluvanna County who served in World Wars I and IIMap (db m31354) WM
5Virginia, Fluvanna County, Dixie — F-50 — Point of Fork
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at Virginia Route 6, on the left when traveling south on James Madison Highway.
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
6Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — Abraham Seay
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at West River Road (State Highway 6), on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway.
Memorial to Abraham SeayIn 1745 Abraham Seay, French Huguenot settler was granted Letters Patent from King George II for land which includes these church grounds, Military Academy campus, and the nucleus of the village of Fork Union. Abraham, his . . . Map (db m211086) HM
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7Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — GA-33 — Fork Union Academy
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.2 miles north of W River Road (Virginia Route 6), on the right when traveling south.
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
8Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — GA-39 — Fork Union Baptist Church
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at West River Road (Virginia Route 6), on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway.
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
9Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — F-48a — Fork Union Military Academy
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) just south of West River Road (Virginia Route 6), on the left when traveling south.
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
10Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — F-99 — John Jasper
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.1 miles south of Carysbrook Road (Virginia Route 615), on the right when traveling south.
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
11Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — Second Century Guarantors
Near James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.1 miles south of West River Road (Virginia Route 6), on the right when traveling north.
In 1898, a visionary group of men and women became Fork Union Military Academy's original guarantors. In 1998, the following me and women became FUMA's second century guarantors through their generosity and desire to sustain the academy and honor . . . Map (db m181224) HM
12Virginia, Fluvanna County, Fork Union — World War I Field Gun
Near James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.1 miles south of West River Road (Virginia Route 6), on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to all the soldiers of WWI George Edmond Pannill • George William Aldinger • Robert Breslin Anthony • William Lambert Arrington • William Charles Batchelor, Jr. • Arthur Whitney Bollard • Lloyd Temple Boutchyard • . . . Map (db m181226) HM WM
13Virginia, Fluvanna County, Kents Store — Z-25 — Fluvanna County / Goochland County
On Three Notch Road (U.S. 250) west of Three Chopt Road (Virginia Route 653), on the right when traveling east.
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
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14Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — F-51 — “Texas Jack” Omohundro Birthplace
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.2 miles north of Hayden Martin Road, on the right.
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
15Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Commemorating
On Virginia Route 1004 at Court Square, on the left when traveling north on State Route 1004.
Commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation and End of the American Civil WarMap (db m181074) HM WM
16Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial
On Main Street (County Route 1001) at County Route 1003, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
To the memory of the Confederate soldiers of Fluvanna County 1861-1865.Map (db m31360) WM
17Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — F-49 — Fluvanna County Courthouse
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 601), on the right when traveling north on James Madison Highway.
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
18Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Former Bank of Fluvanna
On Main Street (Virginia Route 1001) just north of Court Square, on the right when traveling south.
National Register [of Historic Places] Historic DistrictMap (db m181068) HM
19Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Former Clerk's Office
Near Main Street (Virginia Route 1001) near Court Square, on the right when traveling north.
National Register [of Historic Places] Historic DistrictMap (db m181070) HM
20Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Former Early Court Office
Near Court Square just north of Main Street (Virginia Route 1001), on the right when traveling south.
National Register [of Historic Places] Historic DistrictMap (db m181073) HM
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21Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Former Palmyra General Store
On Main Street (Virginia Route 1001) at Court Square, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
National Register [of Historic Places] Historic DistrictMap (db m181066) HM
22Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Madison HousePrior to 1854
On Main Street (Virginia Route 1001) just south of Virginia Route 1002, on the right when traveling south.
Former Home of "Doc" MadisonMap (db m181067) HM
23Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — 14 — Millstones
On Stone Jail Street (Virginia Route 1004) just north of Main Street (Virginia Route 1001), on the right when traveling north.
These millstones were found in the vicinity of the Revolutionary War arsenal at the Point of Fork in an area that was called Mt. Misory Branch. The millstones were likely used to supply meal to the soldiers at the arsenal (circa 1780). Donated by . . . Map (db m181076) HM
24Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Old Stone Jail1828
On Virginia Route 1004 at Court Square, on the right when traveling north on State Route 1004.
Designed by Gen. John Hartwell CockeMap (db m181075) HM
25Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — F-48 — S.C. Abrams High School
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at Central Plains Road (Virginia Route 649), on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway.
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
26Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Site of Central High School
On Main Street (Virginia Route 1001) just north of Court Square, on the right when traveling south.
National Register [of Historic Places] Historic DistrictMap (db m181069) HM
27Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — Site of L.O. Haden Office Building
On Main Street (Virginia Route 1001) at Court Square, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
National Register [of Historic Places] Historic DistrictMap (db m181065) HM
28Virginia, Fluvanna County, Palmyra — The “Regular” Methodist Conference
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) at Friendship Road (County Route 644), on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway.
Close by, May 18, 1779, “at Roger Thompson’s, 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. Assent was given to the . . . Map (db m16917) HM
29Virginia, Fluvanna County, Zion Crossroads — Z-23 — Louisa County / Fluvanna County
On James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) just south of Three Notch Road (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling south.
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 county’s historic resources is the . . . Map (db m17751) HM
 
 
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Feb. 2, 2023