Farmville is the county seat for Prince Edward County
Green Bay is in Prince Edward County
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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
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
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
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