“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
6 entries match your criteria.  


Historical Markers in McKenney, Virginia

Clickable Map of Dinwiddie 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> Dinwiddie County, VA (157) Amelia County, VA (44) Brunswick County, VA (51) Chesterfield County, VA (226) Greensville County, VA (7) Nottoway County, VA (50) Petersburg Ind. City, VA (154) Prince George County, VA (52) Sussex County, VA (25)  DinwiddieCounty(157) Dinwiddie County (157)  AmeliaCounty(44) Amelia County (44)  BrunswickCounty(51) Brunswick County (51)  ChesterfieldCounty(226) Chesterfield County (226)  GreensvilleCounty(7) Greensville County (7)  NottowayCounty(50) Nottoway County (50)  (154) Petersburg (154)  PrinceGeorgeCounty(52) Prince George County (52)  SussexCounty(25) Sussex County (25)
Dinwiddie is the county seat for Dinwiddie County
McKenney is in Dinwiddie County
      Dinwiddie County (157)  
      Amelia County (44)  
      Brunswick County (51)  
      Chesterfield County (226)  
      Greensville County (7)  
      Nottoway County (50)  
      Petersburg (154)  
      Prince George County (52)  
      Sussex County (25)  
Touch name on this list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
1 Virginia, Dinwiddie County, McKenney — K-321 — Birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor
Nearby is Montrose, the birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor, born 19 July 1828. Pryor practiced law before becoming a journalist and briefly owned newspapers in Richmond and Washington, D.C., in the 1850s. He served his Virginia district in the U.S. . . . Map (db m26839) HM
2 Virginia, Dinwiddie County, McKenney — K-303 — Butterwood Chapel
Butterwood Chapel, one of three Anglican chapels constructed in Dinwiddie County in the 18th century, was built by 1763 on or near this site. It probably was the first church built after the creation of Bath Parish in 1742. The Reverend Devereux . . . Map (db m31054) HM
3 Virginia, Dinwiddie County, McKenney — S-69 — Darvills School
A public school operated here as early as the 1880s. In 1907, three other one-room schools nearby were consolidated here as Darvills Graded School, which was expanded and made a high school in 1913. It was the heart of community activities, notably . . . Map (db m31055) HM
4 Virginia, Dinwiddie County, McKenney — S-86 — Origins of 4-H in Virginia
F. Southall Farrar, farm demonstration agent for Southside Virginia, organized the state’s first corn clubs for boys in 1909. Such clubs, a feature of the nation’s emerging agricultural extension movement, had originated in the Midwest . . . Map (db m107770) HM
5 Virginia, Dinwiddie County, McKenney — K-304 — Sallie Jones Atkinson1860-1943 Reported missing
Sallie Jones Atkinson, prominent educator and community leader in Dinwiddie County and her husband, John Pryor Atkinson, gave the land on which Sunnyside High School was built in 1911. By her vision, tireless industry, and determination, the school . . . Map (db m26838) HM
6 Virginia, Dinwiddie County, McKenney — S-40 — Sapony Episcopal Church
Sapony Episcopal Church stands approximately 1.5 miles to the north. This simple frame building was first constructed in 1725-1726. The Rev. Devereux Jarratt served as rector here and at two other congregations in Dinwiddie County from 1763 until . . . Map (db m26841) HM
CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements

Sep. 25, 2023