“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 Green Bay, Virginia

Clickable Map of Prince Edward 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> Prince Edward County, VA (98) Amelia County, VA (44) Appomattox County, VA (75) Buckingham County, VA (37) Charlotte County, VA (49) Cumberland County, VA (27) Lunenburg County, VA (23) Nottoway County, VA (50)  PrinceEdwardCounty(98) Prince Edward County (98)  AmeliaCounty(44) Amelia County (44)  AppomattoxCounty(75) Appomattox County (75)  BuckinghamCounty(37) Buckingham County (37)  CharlotteCounty(49) Charlotte County (49)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  LunenburgCounty(23) Lunenburg County (23)  NottowayCounty(50) Nottoway County (50)
Farmville is the county seat for Prince Edward County
Green Bay is in Prince Edward County
      Prince Edward County (98)  
      Amelia County (44)  
      Appomattox County (75)  
      Buckingham County (37)  
      Charlotte County (49)  
      Cumberland County (27)  
      Lunenburg County (23)  
      Nottoway County (50)  
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1Virginia (Prince Edward County), Green Bay — M-35 — Blanche Kelso Bruce
Blanche Kelso Bruce, African American political leader, was born into slavery south of here on 1 Mar. 1841. He grew up in Virginia, Mississippi, and Missouri before escaping slavery during the Civil War. In 1869 Bruce moved back to Mississippi and . . . Map (db m41699) HM
2Virginia (Prince Edward County), Green Bay — M-29 — CCC Company 1390Camp Gallion
A short distance west is the site of Camp Gallion, home from 1933 to 1941 of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1390. This all-African American company performed extensive work in the present-day Prince Edward-Gallion State Forest. Company 1390 . . . Map (db m31039) HM
3Virginia (Prince Edward County), Green Bay — Prince Edward State Park: A Refuge of FreedomTwin Lakes State Park
Today when you think of the outdoors you imagine a place that everyone can enjoy, but in post Civil War America, this was not the case. Many southern states operated on very strict segregation laws leaving many Americans without the opportunity . . . Map (db m182513) HM
4Virginia (Prince Edward County), Green Bay — M-34 — Sharon Baptist Church
On this site prior to 1745 the Church of England’s Raleigh Parish established Sandy River Chapel. Construction was completed on a new wooden church by 1765, some of which is believed to survive within the present building. In 1782 . . . Map (db m107527) HM
5Virginia (Prince Edward County), Green Bay — Twin Lakes State Park
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m182506) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022