“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 Caret, Virginia

Clickable Map of Essex 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> Essex County, VA (37) Caroline County, VA (64) King and Queen County, VA (27) King George County, VA (22) Lancaster County, VA (35) Middlesex County, VA (69) Richmond County, VA (16) Westmoreland County, VA (103)  EssexCounty(37) Essex County (37)  CarolineCounty(64) Caroline County (64)  KingandQueenCounty(27) King and Queen County (27)  KingGeorgeCounty(22) King George County (22)  LancasterCounty(35) Lancaster County (35)  MiddlesexCounty(69) Middlesex County (69)  RichmondCounty(16) Richmond County (16)  WestmorelandCounty(103) Westmoreland County (103)
Tappahannock is the county seat for Essex County
Caret is in Essex County
      Essex County (37)  
      Caroline County (64)  
      King and Queen County (27)  
      King George County (22)  
      Lancaster County (35)  
      Middlesex County (69)  
      Richmond County (16)  
      Westmoreland County (103)  
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1Virginia (Essex County), Caret — N-27 — Gouldborough Plantation(Later Goldberry)
Just east of here was the seat of the Waring family, members of which served the colony and our fledgling nation in elected and appointed offices and as officers in the county militia and the Continental Line. Thomas Waring II (ca. 1690–1754), . . . Map (db m86179) HM
2Virginia (Essex County), Caret — N-18 — Old Rappahannock Courthouse
About half a mile northeast stood the old courthouse and clerk’s office of Rappahannock County, 1665–1693. To this courthouse Thomas Goodrich and Benjamin Goodrich, ordered to appear with halters around their necks, came to express their . . . Map (db m3084) HM
3Virginia (Essex County), Caret — N-19 — Portobacco Indians
Along the Rappahannock River near here lived the Portobacco Indians, who may have been part of the Portobaccos of Maryland. After moving to Virginia in the 1650's, they lived here in peace with their Indian neighbors, who spoke a similar dialect and . . . Map (db m7406) HM
4Virginia (Essex County), Caret — N-28 — Rappahannock Indian Migration
West of here, on the ridge between the Mattaponi and Rappahannock Rivers, the Rappahannock Indians built a fort to defend themselves from hostile settlers and other Indians during Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676. An order of the colonial Virginia Council . . . Map (db m3082) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022