“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kilmarnock, 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
Kilmarnock 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), Kilmarnock — J-88 — Ditchley and Cobbs
Ditchley, five miles northeast, was patented in 1651 by Colonel Richard Lee. The first house dated from 1687, the present house was built by Kendall Lee in 1752. Cobbs Hall, near by, was acquired by Richard Lee, probably before 1651. A house . . . Map (db m24475) HM
2Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — J-108 — Dr. Morgan E. Norris(c. 1883-1966)
Dr. Morgan E. Norris, a Lancaster native and the Northern Neck’s first black physician, practiced medicine at this site 1917-1964. He opened to all races specialty surgical clinics, bringing enhanced medical care to the lower Northern Neck. In 1928 . . . Map (db m97210) HM
3Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — J-89 — First American Woman Missionary to China
Here was born, October 28, 1817, Henrietta Hall (daughter of Colonel Addison Hall), first American woman missionary to China. She married Rev. J. Lewis Shuck, and was sent with him to China by the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions, arriving there in . . . Map (db m24248) HM
4Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve204 Acres
Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve is situated on a small peninsula on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. The preserve contains tidal and non-tidal wetlands, and exemplary undeveloped beach and low dunes, and upland forest communities. It is . . . Map (db m97241) HM
5Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — Jessie Ball duPont(1884-1970)
Well known for her contributions to this area of Virginia, Jessie Ball duPont (nee Jessie Dew Ball) was born on Ball family property about one mile north of Hughlett Point. Schoolteacher She was the first teacher at Shiloh School in . . . Map (db m97240) HM
6Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — J-104 — Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock was called “the Crossroads” about 1664, because multiple thoroughfares crossed here. By the middle of the 18th century, the community was named Steptoe’s Ordinary for a storehouse and tavern owned by William Steptoe I. About . . . Map (db m24218) HM
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7Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — Never Forget Garden
This garden is a living tribute to all of America's veterans and their families. In silence and respect, this is a place to remember why millions of Americans have fought and died for our liberty and our freedom. Here we renew our promise to fulfill . . . Map (db m176061) WM
8Virginia (Lancaster County), Kilmarnock — Shiloh School1906-1929
National Registry of Historical PlacesMap (db m97243)
9Virginia (Northumberland County), Kilmarnock — JX-5 — Morattico Baptist Church
On the hill is Morattico Church, organized in 1778, the mother Baptist church of the Northern Neck. The present building was erected in 1856. Lewis Lunsford, first pastor, is buried here.Map (db m24477) HM
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Dec. 8, 2022