“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bowling Green, Virginia

Clickable Map of Caroline County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Caroline County, VA (64) Essex County, VA (37) Hanover County, VA (275) King and Queen County, VA (27) King George County, VA (22) King William County, VA (35) Spotsylvania County, VA (394) Stafford County, VA (202)  CarolineCounty(64) Caroline County (64)  EssexCounty(37) Essex County (37)  HanoverCounty(275) Hanover County (275)  KingandQueenCounty(27) King and Queen County (27)  KingGeorgeCounty(22) King George County (22)  KingWilliamCounty(35) King William County (35)  SpotsylvaniaCounty(394) Spotsylvania County (394)  StaffordCounty(202) Stafford County (202)
Bowling Green is the county seat for Caroline County
Bowling Green is in Caroline County
      Caroline County (64)  
      Essex County (37)  
      Hanover County (275)  
      King and Queen County (27)  
      King George County (22)  
      King William County (35)  
      Spotsylvania County (394)  
      Stafford County (202)  
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1Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — 1864 Union Occupation of Bowling Green
Bowling Green, VA. May 20, 1864 1864 Union Occupation of Bowling GreenMap (db m207702) HM WM
2Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — ND-7 — Campaign of 1781
Lafayette, marching from Head of Elk, Maryland, to Richmond, camped here the night of April 27, 1781.Map (db m14100) HM
3Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Caroline County CourthouseUnion Troops Filled the Roads to Richmond — Lee Vs. Grant - The 1864 Campaign —
On May 21, 1864, Gen. Winfield S. Hancock’s Second Corps passed through Bowling Green. Union soldiers broke into stores, looted homes and freed prisoners from the jail. Documents from the ransacked courthouse littered the streets. A few bold . . . Map (db m207703) HM
4Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Caroline County World War I Memorial
In honor of the 461 men of Caroline County who served their country during the Great World War of 1914 - 1918. Their names are recorded at the clerk's office the following made the supreme sacrifice E.C. Purks, Robert Cooper, Lawless . . . Map (db m34457) HM
5Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Caroline County, Virginia
(front of marker) The first African-American slaves were brought to Caroline County around 1700. Few records were kept of their existence, except for their status and value as property and the occasional brush with the law. Many slaves of . . . Map (db m34350) HM
6Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Caroline Veterans Memorial
"For Those Who Fought For It, Freedom Has A Taste The Protected Will Never Know." (back of marker) A project of H.E.L.P. Bowling Green with the generous support of: Citizens of Caroline, E.M. Gray & son, Dr. Cathie Butterworth, . . . Map (db m34349) HM
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7Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Confederate Monument
(front of marker) Erected by the people of Caroline County to commemorate the valor and endurance of its soldiers furnished to the Army of the Confederate States of America 1861 - 1865. (left side of marker) 9th Regiment Va. . . . Map (db m116125) WM
8Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — E-230 — John Cephas(1930–2009)
Born in Washington D.C., John Cephas grew up there and in Caroline County. He was influenced at an early age by his mother's singing. A cousin taught him the highly syncopated and danceable guitar style now known as Piedmont Blues, . . . Map (db m75730) HM
9Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Star HotelConspirator's Lair
Built approximately 1820, the Star Hotel was one of two taverns serving Bowling Green. During the Civil War, it was operated by the Henry Gouldman family, and became a notorious Confederate spy headquarters and safe haven to those who aided Lincoln . . . Map (db m207706) HM
10Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — The Honorable J. Peyton Farmer Circuit Courthouse
The Caroline County Circuit Courthouse was officially designated as "The Honorable J. Peyton Farmer Circuit Courthouse" by the Caroline County Board of Supervisors on September 9, 2014 James Peyton Farmer was a distinguished jurist . . . Map (db m133745) HM
11Virginia (Caroline County), Bowling Green — Town of Bowling Green
Est. 1837 The Historic District of the Town of Bowling Green is listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m133743) HM
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Dec. 5, 2022