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Historical Markers in Waverly, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Sussex 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 Sussex County, VA (23) Dinwiddie County, VA (157) Greensville County, VA (5) Prince George County, VA (52) Southampton County, VA (24) Surry County, VA (33)  SussexCounty(23) Sussex County (23)  DinwiddieCounty(157) Dinwiddie County (157)  GreensvilleCounty(5) Greensville County (5)  PrinceGeorgeCounty(52) Prince George County (52)  SouthamptonCounty(24) Southampton County (24)  SurryCounty(33) Surry County (33)
Waverly is in Sussex County
      Sussex County (23)  
      Dinwiddie County (157)  
      Greensville County (5)  
      Prince George County (52)  
      Southampton County (24)  
      Surry County (33)  
 
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1Virginia (Sussex County), Waverly — K-309 — Coppahaunk Springs
A Nottoway Indian town was located two miles south at the springs when the English settlement was established at Jamestown in 1607. The Nottoways gave the three springs the name, Coppahaunk, meaning "good health or healing waters." About 1825, . . . Map (db m35989) HM
2Virginia (Sussex County), Waverly — K-306 — Early Peanut Crop
One mile northwest Dr. Matthew Harris grew the first commercial crop of peanuts in the United States, according to tradition, in or soon after 1842.Map (db m35984) HM
3Virginia (Sussex County), Waverly — K-314 — Ellis Preaching House
Nearby to the northeast stood Ellis Preaching House, an early Methodist meetingplace in Sussex County. Francis Asbury, a pioneering Methodist leader and circuit rider, first visited the Ellis family in 1775 and later conducted services at the . . . Map (db m35985) HM
4Virginia (Sussex County), Waverly — K-308 — Miles B. Carpenter
Miles B. Carpenter (1889-1985) moved to a Sussex County peanut farm from Pennsylvania in 1902. He entered the lumber business in 1912 with a planing mill and sawmill. When business slowed during World War II, he whittled figures but did not carve in . . . Map (db m35988) HM
 
 
  
 
 
Jan. 20, 2022