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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fork Union
Fork Union, Virginia and Vicinity
▶ Fluvanna County (17) ▶ Albemarle County (83) ▶ Buckingham County (29) ▶ Cumberland County (21) ▶ Goochland County (23) ▶ Louisa County (34)
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|Memorial to Abraham SeayIn 1745 Abraham Seay, French Huguenot settler was granted Leters Patent from King George for land which includes these church grounds, Military Academy campus, and the nucleus of the village of Fork Union. Abraham, his son . . . — — Map (db m31355) HM|
|First classes of Fork Union Academy were held here October 15, 1898 in the residence of Susie Payne Cooper. Established as a co-educational English and classical school, it became Fork Union Military Academy for boys in 1903. Organized by 10 . . . — — Map (db m12329) HM|
|Fork Union Baptist Church was constituted in
1798. Presbyterian, Episcopal, Methodist,
and Baptist congregations shared as a place
of worship the current church, built in 1824
and first known as the Brick Meetinghouse.
Gen. John Hartwell Cocke, . . . — — Map (db m18302) HM|
|Founded in 1898 by Dr. William E. Hatcher with the assistance of Charles G. Snead, Fork Union Academy established military training as part of the curriculum in 1902. It served as a coeducational school until 1909, when the trustees transformed it . . . — — Map (db m18307) HM|
|The Rev. John Jasper, one of the best known black preachers of the 19th century in Virginia was born a slave in Fluvanna County on 4 July 1812. After working in a tobacco factory, Jasper had a religious awakening in the later 1830s and became a . . . — — Map (db m12275) HM|