“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Broadnax, Virginia

Clickable Map of Brunswick 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> Brunswick County, VA (51) Dinwiddie County, VA (162) Greensville County, VA (7) Lunenburg County, VA (23) Mecklenburg County, VA (39) Nottoway County, VA (50) Northampton County, NC (26) Warren County, NC (30)  BrunswickCounty(51) Brunswick County (51)  DinwiddieCounty(162) Dinwiddie County (162)  GreensvilleCounty(7) Greensville County (7)  LunenburgCounty(23) Lunenburg County (23)  MecklenburgCounty(39) Mecklenburg County (39)  NottowayCounty(50) Nottoway County (50)  NorthamptonCountyNorth Carolina(26) Northampton County (26)  WarrenCounty(30) Warren County (30)
Lawrenceville is the county seat for Brunswick County
Broadnax is in Brunswick County
      Brunswick County (51)  
      Dinwiddie County (162)  
      Greensville County (7)  
      Lunenburg County (23)  
      Mecklenburg County (39)  
      Nottoway County (50)  
      Northampton County, North Carolina (26)  
      Warren County, North Carolina (30)  
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1 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — Bridges of Brunswick County
While wooden trestle bridges were numerous in Brunswick County, the Meherrin River Bridge was one of a few truss bridges on the A&D between Pinners Point (at Portsmouth) and Danville. Built in 1893, the 150-feet long, through truss pin-connected . . . Map (db m94363) HM
2 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — Broadnax
A community of mills, warehouses, homes and stores sprang up with the construction of the Atlantic and Danville Railway in the 1890s. A combination freight and passenger station was located at Brodnax shown here in 1948. Bales of cotton, timber and . . . Map (db m94357) HM
3 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — BR5 — Hospital and School of the Good ShepherdBroadnax, Virginia — Brunswick County —
Though many freed African Americans continued after the Civil War to work the same farms on which they had been slaves, many also left their homes in search of better opportunities elsewhere. Often the sick, elderly, and very young were left . . . Map (db m180524) HM
4 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — Rolling Post Office
Until about 1967, the U.S. Postal Service used the railroads to handle mail on designated routes. The mail was handled in special railroad cars usually moved on passenger trains, designated as Railway Post Office (RPO) cars. The RPOs were actually . . . Map (db m94359) HM
5 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — The American Thoroughbred in Brunswick
The Thoroughbred is a horse breed synonymous with racing. All modem Thoroughbreds trace back to three stallions imported into England from the Middle East in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. English Thoroughbreds were imported into North . . . Map (db m94361) HM
6 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — Tobacco As a Way of Life
Tobacco has long held a sacred and prominent role among the Indian tribes in the southeast. Well before Christopher Columbus returned with tobacco seeds from the Caribbean or Sir Walter Raleigh made smoking fashionable in Europe when he returned . . . Map (db m94362) HM
7 Virginia, Brunswick County, Broadnax — You are Traveling Through the Scenic Meherrin River Watershed!
Did you know… A raindrop falling in the Meherrin River Watershed will travel over 200 miles before reaching the Atlantic?! Watersheds are the collective web of tributaries and surrounding land draining to a common waterbody, such as a major . . . Map (db m94364) HM
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Apr. 19, 2024