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

Clickable Map of Northumberland 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> Northumberland County, VA (43) Accomack County, VA (134) Lancaster County, VA (35) Richmond County, VA (16) Westmoreland County, VA (103) Somerset County, MD (37) St. Mary s County, MD (317)  NorthumberlandCounty(43) Northumberland County (43)  AccomackCounty(134) Accomack County (134)  LancasterCounty(35) Lancaster County (35)  RichmondCounty(16) Richmond County (16)  WestmorelandCounty(103) Westmoreland County (103)  SomersetCountyMaryland(37) Somerset County (37)  St.Mary'sCounty(317) St. Mary's County (317)
Heathsville is the county seat for Northumberland County
Callao is in Northumberland County
      Northumberland County (43)  
      Accomack County (134)  
      Lancaster County (35)  
      Richmond County (16)  
      Westmoreland County (103)  
      Somerset County, Maryland (37)  
      St. Mary's County, Maryland (317)  
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1Virginia (Northumberland County), Callao — O-70 — British Attacks at Kinsale and Muddy Point / The War of 1812
British Attacks at Kinsale and Muddy Point. Two miles east on 3 Aug. 1814, 500 British marines and seamen under Adm. Sir George Cockburn landed at Mundy’s Point and Kinsale. Opposing the enemy at the Point were Capt. William Henderson and . . . Map (db m97687) HM
2Virginia (Northumberland County), Callao — O-54 — Chambers Stamp Factory
Two miles northeast, at Lodge, stood the Chambers Stamp Factory, owned by the same family for our generations. Founded in Washington, D.C., about 1830 by Benjamin Chambers, Sr., an engraver and inventor of a breech-loading cannon, the company . . . Map (db m22491) HM
3Virginia (Northumberland County), Callao — Greater love hath no man than this
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13Map (db m158749) WM
4Virginia (Northumberland County), Callao — O-72 — The Rev. Paymus Nutt(ca. 1817 – ca. 1899)
The Rev. Paymus (Pyramus) Nutt, born into slavery, helped organize four African American churches in Northumberland County after the Civil War. In 1866 he co-founded First Baptist. Shiloh Baptist, established in 1867, called him to be its first . . . Map (db m99406) HM
5Virginia (Northumberland County), Callao — O-70 — The War of 1812 / British Attacks at Kinsale and Mundy Point
The War of 1812. Impressment of Americans into British service and the violation of American ships were among the causes of America’s War of 1812 with the British, which lasted until 1815. Beginning in 1813, Virginians suffered from a British . . . Map (db m76405) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022