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Warsaw, Virginia Historical Markers

 
The William Atkinson Jones Mausoleum image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, September 5, 2009
The William Atkinson Jones Mausoleum
Virginia (Richmond County), Warsaw — Hon. William Atkinson Jones
In memory of the Honorable William Atkinson Jones, March 21, 1849 – April 17, 1918. United States Congress, First District of Virginia, 1890–1918. Author, Philippine Independence Bill, 1916. Dedicated June 20, 1926; the gift . . . — Map (db m23532) HM
Virginia (Richmond County), Warsaw — J-73 — Menokin
Near here is Menokin, home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Lee was a member of the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1779 and died at Menokin in 1797. — Map (db m129032) HM
Virginia (Richmond County), Warsaw — JT-10 — Rappahannock Indians
Prior to the 17th century, the Rappahannock Indians maintained seasonal residences on the banks of the Totuskey Creek. The fished for spawning shad and herring each spring, trapping fish in weirs in the creek’s narrows and preparing them for the . . . — Map (db m23568) HM
Virginia (Richmond County), Warsaw — O-2 — Saint John’s Church
Built in 1835, this church replaced the Lunenburg Parish Lower Church (ca. 1732), abandoned after the American Revolution and the disestablishment of the Anglican Church. Different denominations occupied some colonial Anglican churches; others fell . . . — Map (db m23530) HM
Virginia (Richmond County), Warsaw — O-46 — Warsaw
When Richmond County was formed in 1692, this place became the county seat and was known as Richmond (County) Courthouse. The present courthouse building was erected in 1748–49. The village was renamed Warsaw about 1846 in sympathy with the . . . — Map (db m23341) HM

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