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Sturgeon Point & Kennons
in Virginia Historical Markers
This historical marker was placed by Charles City County along Virginia Route 5, near the site of Sturgeon Point and Kennon's Landing.
posted by: xptwo
date approved: 8/7/2012
last visited: 9/21/2014
Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of President John Tyler from its purchase in 1842 until his death in 1862. It is still owned by the Tyler family.
Historical marker telling the story of Kennon's Landing, located south of the marker on a site on the James River. The history of Kennon's Landing goes back to the 1700s when shipping by river was the most efficient and effective means of transport.
date approved: 7/28/2012
Fort Pocahontas was an earthen fort built and initially manned primarily by Union Colored forces near the marker site. They withstood a Confederate attack and were able to keep the fort open to protect Union river traffic.
The Depot at Beaver Dam
This small train station in Beaver Dam played a significant part in the Civil War.
posted by: teeoff2
date approved: 7/17/2012
last visited: 12/31/2014
Honors the men and women who formed the first rural branch of the NAACP.
posted by: johnaugus
date approved: 7/8/2012
last visited: 12/15/2013
Old Bennett School
Old Bennett School - Virginia Historical Marker
posted by: Rivers End
date approved: 4/18/2012
last visited: never
Loudoun Heights Clash
A sign telling about a Civil Clash that took place near here.
posted by: Paintedwarrior
date approved: 4/17/2012
last visited: 5/29/2015
Little Fork Church
Early history of a nearby church.
posted by: vhasler
date approved: 3/17/2012
General Edward Stevens
US Revolutionary War hero buried here...
Historical residence from 19th century.
Madison County / Culpeper County
County line marker teaches us that Culpeper County was formed from Orange County, and then Madison County from part of Culpeper County.
last visited: 9/15/2012
Hebron Lutheran Church
Oldest Lutheran church in America still in continuous use is nearby on a country road.
Jackson’s March to Fredericksburg
Encampment location during US Civil War
last visited: 9/1/2012
James L. Kemper Residence
Former post-Civil War governor's house is now the county administration center.
Greene County / Rockingham County
Rockingham County named for the Marquis of Rockingham, while Greene County is named after General Nathanael Greene.
last visited: 2/10/2013
Washington County, Virginia / Tennessee
A bit of information about these two locations.
Campaign of Second Manassas
More history about US Civil War...
This Virginia Historical Marker describes the origins of Haymarket at the junction of the Old Carolina Road and a branch of the Dumfries Road. It's located in a small park on Washington Street (Hwy 55) and Fayette Street in Newmarket, Virginia.
posted by: Peter and Gloria
date approved: 2/29/2012
last visited: 2/29/2012
Montgomery County / Pulaski County
Counties named for US Revolutionary War heros.
date approved: 2/20/2012
The New River
History of the New River
History of Frederick Starn
Town's history 1856 thru 1913.
Key facts about these two counties.
Marker explaining multiple modes of transportion through this section of the New River valley.
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