Powell's Creek
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker
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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 31

Long Description:
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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