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Historical Markers in Kenbridge, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Lunenburg County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lunenburg County, VA (23) Brunswick County, VA (51) Charlotte County, VA (49) Mecklenburg County, VA (39) Nottoway County, VA (50) Prince Edward County, VA (98)  LunenburgCounty(23) Lunenburg County (23)  BrunswickCounty(51) Brunswick County (51)  CharlotteCounty(49) Charlotte County (49)  MecklenburgCounty(39) Mecklenburg County (39)  NottowayCounty(50) Nottoway County (50)  PrinceEdwardCounty(98) Prince Edward County (98)
Lunenburg is the county seat for Lunenburg County
Kenbridge is in Lunenburg County
      Lunenburg County (23)  
ADJACENT TO LUNENBURG COUNTY
      Brunswick County (51)  
      Charlotte County (49)  
      Mecklenburg County (39)  
      Nottoway County (50)  
      Prince Edward County (98)  
 
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1Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — SN-45 — Craig's Mill
Two miles south of Kenbridge stood Craig's Mill on Flat Rock Creek. There flour was ground and supplies were stored for the Revolutionary army. Tarleton, the British cavalryman, burned the mill in July, 1781, when raiding through the Southside. Rev. . . . Map (db m31868) HM
2Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — SN-45 — Craig's Mill
Two miles southwest of Kenbridge stood Craig's Mill on Flat Rock Creek. The Rev. James Craig, minister of Cumberland Parish and proponent of American independence, purchased the property in 1775 and built a complex that included a fulling and grist . . . Map (db m182556) HM
3Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — Kennedy's Store ca. 1908
Near this intersection stood Kennedy's Store, one of the first buildings, and early post office, of "Tinkling." This is the original store building with Mr. William F. Kennedy standing in the doorway. The land had formerly been owned by William . . . Map (db m182554) HM
4Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — Z-45 — Lunenburg County / Nottoway County
Lunenburg County. Lunenburg County was formed in 1746 from Brunswick County. Named for King George II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, a German possession of England's Hanoverian kings, Lunenburg County's territory originally included the . . . Map (db m31878) HM
5Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — St. John’s ChurchStolen Silver — Wilson-Kautz Raid —
In June 1864, to deny Gen. Robert E. Lee the use of the South Side R.R. and the Richmond and Danville R.R., Gen. Ulysses S. Grant sent Gen. James H. Wilson and Gen. August V. Kautz south of Petersburg on a cavalry raid to destroy track and . . . Map (db m20172) HM
6Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — SN-68 — St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Church
Three miles west stood St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Church of Cumberland Parish. Bishop William Meade consecrated the building, later known as St. John’s Woodend, in 1832. The Rev. Charles C. Taliaferro was its first minister. The church’s . . . Map (db m107697) HM
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7Virginia (Lunenburg County), Kenbridge — SN-65 — Town of Kenbridge
Kenbridge was settled during the late nineteenth century as a farming community. It was originally named Tinkling for a post office that was established here in Feb. 1890. The Virginia Railway laid its track through the community by 1907 and a . . . Map (db m31869) HM
 
 
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Sep. 30, 2022