“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 Eltham, Virginia

Clickable Map of New Kent 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> New Kent County, VA (56) Charles City County, VA (75) Hanover County, VA (275) Henrico County, VA (330) James City County, VA (207) King and Queen County, VA (27) King William County, VA (35)  NewKentCounty(56) New Kent County (56)  CharlesCityCounty(75) Charles City County (75)  HanoverCounty(275) Hanover County (275)  HenricoCounty(330) Henrico County (330)  JamesCityCounty(207) James City County (207)  KingandQueenCounty(27) King and Queen County (27)  KingWilliamCounty(35) King William County (35)
New Kent is the county seat for New Kent County
Eltham is in New Kent County
      New Kent County (56)  
      Charles City County (75)  
      Hanover County (275)  
      Henrico County (330)  
      James City County (207)  
      King and Queen County (27)  
      King William County (35)  
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1Virginia (New Kent County), Eltham — WO-30 — Eltham
Eltham, a mile north, was long the home of the Bassett family and one of the largest and finest colonial houses in Virginia. Burwell Bassett, the owner at the time of the Revolution, was a patriot leader. Washington was a frequent visitor at Eltham . . . Map (db m21601) HM
2Virginia (New Kent County), Eltham — New Kent County
Established in 1654 from York and named for County Kent, England. In it are Chestnut Grove, Birthplace of Martha (Dandridge) Custis; White House, home of Martha Custis; Poplar Grove, where Martha Custis met George Washington; St. Peter's church, . . . Map (db m17606) HM
3Virginia (New Kent County), Eltham — WO-31 — Peninsula Campaign
After fighting to a draw in the Battle of Williamsburg on 5 May 1862, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's army withdrew toward Richmond. Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, hoping to block Johnston's line of retreat, ordered a division under . . . Map (db m167829) HM
4Virginia (New Kent County), Eltham — WO-31 — Peninsular Campaign
A mile north, at Eltham Landing on the Pamunkey River, Franklin's division of McClellan's army disembarked on May 6, 1862. The next morning the Union troops came in contact with the Confederates retiring toward Richmond. The Confederate wagon trains . . . Map (db m183356) HM
5Virginia (New Kent County), Eltham — WO-33 — The Brick House
A short distance south stood the Brick House. In 1677, at the end of Bacon's Rebellion, the rebel leaders, Drummond and Lawrence, were at Brick House when West Point surrendered to Berkeley. They fled, Drummond to be caught and executed, Lawrence . . . Map (db m21602) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022