“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 Carrollton, Virginia

Clickable Map of Isle of Wight 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> Isle of Wight County, VA (51) Franklin Ind. City, VA (16) James City County, VA (206) Newport News Ind. City, VA (270) Southampton County, VA (24) Suffolk Ind. City, VA (60) Surry County, VA (36)  IsleofWightCounty(51) Isle of Wight County (51)  (16) Franklin (16)  JamesCityCounty(206) James City County (206)  NewportNews(270) Newport News (270)  SouthamptonCounty(24) Southampton County (24)  Suffolk(60) Suffolk (60)  SurryCounty(36) Surry County (36)
Isle of Wight is the county seat for Isle of Wight County
Carrollton is in Isle of Wight County
      Isle of Wight County (51)  
      Franklin (16)  
      James City County (206)  
      Newport News (270)  
      Southampton County (24)  
      Suffolk (60)  
      Surry County (36)  
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1Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Carrollton — 1954 Nike-Ajax Missile Site N-75L
The Cold War and Nike-Ajax Base N-75 The “Cold” War (1949-1990) is so named because no actual armed conflict took place between the two alliances: The Warsaw Pact and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). It began when Joseph . . . Map (db m36019) HM
2Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Carrollton — K-311 — James River
The James River flows about 340 miles from the junction of the Jackson and Cowpasture rivers in Botetourt County to Hampton Roads at the Chesapeake Bay. In 1607 the first permanent English settlement in the New World was established on its banks at . . . Map (db m33970) HM
3Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Carrollton — K-247 — Josiah Parker(Macclesfield)
Col. Josiah Parker (1751-1810) served in the Revolutionary War in the 5th Virginia Regiment from Aug. 1776 until July 1778 when he resigned his commission. Parker distinguished himself at the Battle of Trenton (25-26 Dec. 1776), the Battle of . . . Map (db m35974) HM
4Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Carrollton — Missile Magazine and Launch Operations
Specifications Range: 25-30 miles Speed: Mach 3 (1,679 mph) Altitude: 70,000 feet Length: 34 feet 10 inches with booster Missile only: 21 feet Weight: 2,455 lbs. with booster Missile only: 1,000 lbs. Diameter: 12 inches . . . Map (db m36029) HM
5Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Carrollton — Nike-Ajax Missile Radar Control Site N-75C
The Cold War and Nike-Ajax Base N-75 Here was located site N-75C (C for control) and the counterpart site N-75L (L for launch) was located at Carrollton Nike Park. The “Cold” War (1949-1990) is so named because no actual armed conflict . . . Map (db m36038) HM
6Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Carrollton — People and Places, circa 1957 at N-75L
U.S. Army units stationed at N-75L/C The Army Antiaircraft Command (ARAACOM), with both guns and missiles, was established 1 July 1950. It was re-designated Army Air Defense Command (ARADCOM) on 21 March 1957 after all units were converted . . . Map (db m36034) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022