“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 Farnham, Virginia

Clickable Map of Lancaster 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> Lancaster County, VA (35) Accomack County, VA (134) Essex County, VA (37) Middlesex County, VA (69) Northumberland County, VA (43) Richmond County, VA (16)  LancasterCounty(35) Lancaster County (35)  AccomackCounty(134) Accomack County (134)  EssexCounty(37) Essex County (37)  MiddlesexCounty(69) Middlesex County (69)  NorthumberlandCounty(43) Northumberland County (43)  RichmondCounty(16) Richmond County (16)
Lancaster is the county seat for Lancaster County
Farnham is in Lancaster County
      Lancaster County (35)  
      Accomack County (134)  
      Essex County (37)  
      Middlesex County (69)  
      Northumberland County (43)  
      Richmond County (16)  
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1Virginia (Lancaster County), Farnham — Z-3 — Lancaster County / Richmond County
Lancaster County. Area 130 square miles. Formed in 1652, and named for Lancaster, England. Ancient Christ Church and Epping Forest, birthplace of Washington’s Mother, are in this county. Richmond County. Area 204 . . . Map (db m23607) HM
2Virginia (Northumberland County), Farnham — Z-2 — Richmond County / Northumberland County
Richmond County. Area 204 Square Miles. Formed in 1692 from Old Rappahannock County, and named for the town of Richmond, Surrey, England. Sabine Hall and Mount Airy, noted old homes, are in this county. Northumberland . . . Map (db m76410) HM
3Virginia (Richmond County), Farnham — J-78 — Cyrus Griffin’s Birthplace
Four and a half miles southwest was born Cyrus Griffin, July 16, 1748. Educated in England, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1777–8, 1786–7. He was a member of the Continental Congress, 1787–1788., in which last year . . . Map (db m23569) HM
4Virginia (Richmond County), Farnham — J-77 — North Farnham Church
This is the church of North Farnham Parish, built about 1737. In 1814, a skirmish was fought here between the raiders from Admiral Cockburn’s British fleet and Virginia militia; bullet holes are still visible in the walls. The church was used as a . . . Map (db m23606) HM
5Virginia (Richmond County), Farnham — J-99 — Northern Neck Industrial Academy
The Northern Neck Baptist Association established the Northern Neck Industrial Academy in 1898 through financial contributions from local black Baptist churches. The academy opened approximately three miles to the west on Route 608 at Oak Hill Farm . . . Map (db m23587) HM
6Virginia (Richmond County), Farnham — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Calvary United Methodist Church who served their country. United States Merchant Marine Gustaves A. Wagnor • William F. Schools United States Marine Corps James H. Rock • . . . Map (db m176084) WM
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Dec. 1, 2022