N 37° 14.869 W 077° 09.027
18S E 309272 N 4124531
Quick Description: The nearby creek was named for Nathaniel Powell the acting governor in 1619.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/29/2007 3:55:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM167J
The creek nearby was named for Nathanial Powell, acting governor in 1619. Weyanoke Indian town was here. Nearby is the site of an old mill, known in the Revolution as Bland's and later, Cocke's Mill. The British General Phillips passed here, May, 1781. Here Grant's army, after crossing the James, turned towards Petersburg, June, 1864.
Marker Number: K 212
Marker Title: Powell's Creek
Marker Location: Rt 10 near Garysville
County or Independent City: Prince George County
Marker Program Sponsor: Virginia Conservation Commission, 1948
Web Site: Not listed
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