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Historical Markers in Cartersville, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Cumberland County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cumberland County, VA (27) Amelia County, VA (44) Buckingham County, VA (37) Fluvanna County, VA (29) Goochland County, VA (35) Powhatan County, VA (29) Prince Edward County, VA (98)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  AmeliaCounty(44) Amelia County (44)  BuckinghamCounty(37) Buckingham County (37)  FluvannaCounty(29) Fluvanna County (29)  GoochlandCounty(35) Goochland County (35)  PowhatanCounty(29) Powhatan County (29)  PrinceEdwardCounty(98) Prince Edward County (98)
Cumberland is the county seat for Cumberland County
Cartersville is in Cumberland County
      Cumberland County (27)  
ADJACENT TO CUMBERLAND COUNTY
      Amelia County (44)  
      Buckingham County (37)  
      Fluvanna County (29)  
      Goochland County (35)  
      Powhatan County (29)  
      Prince Edward County (98)  
 
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1Virginia (Cumberland County), Cartersville — ON-5 — Campaign of 1781
Early in June 1781, Maj. Gen. Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben saved some military stores at Point of Fork from British troops and then retreated south to Staunton River before being called to join Lafayette's forces. On 16 June Steuben crossed to the . . . Map (db m18357) HM
2Virginia (Cumberland County), Cartersville — ON-7 — Campaign of 1781
Two miles north, near the mouth of Willis River, Steuben camped, June 5-6, 1781, when driven from Point of Fork by Simcoe.Map (db m21123) HM
3Virginia (Cumberland County), Cartersville — JE-36 — Clifton
One mile north; home of Carter Henry Harrison, land patented, 1723. Harrison, as a member of the Cumberland Committee of Safety, wrote the instructions for independence (adopted April 22) presented by the county delegates to the Virginia convention . . . Map (db m21117) HM
4Virginia (Cumberland County), Cartersville — 6 — Hamilton High SchoolCartersville, Virginia — Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail® —
Parents in the Cartersville area of Cumberland County met in 1909 to discuss the need for a centralized high school to replace the one-room schools serving white children in the area at that time. The county Superintendent of Schools led the . . . Map (db m31609) HM
5Virginia (Cumberland County), Cartersville — JE-35 — Lee's Stopping Place
Here at Flannagan's (Trice's) Mill, Robert E. Lee spent the night of April 13-14, 1865, on his journey from Appomattox to Richmond.Map (db m21101) HM
6Virginia (Cumberland County), Cartersville — 7 — Rosenwald School at CartersvilleCartersville, Virginia — Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail® —
Julius Rosenwald, a former president of Sears, Roebuck & Co., continued the efforts made by numerous philanthropists to bring education to African Americans in the South. During the early 1900s, funding for schools was scarce; the South had half . . . Map (db m21159) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022