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U.S. Civil War SitesShifting Ground - Charles City VA

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During most of the Civil War (1861-1865), Charles City County lay between two armies: the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia safeguarding the Confederate capital of Richmond and the Union Army of the Potomac occupying the Lower Peninsula.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/6/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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Signs of HistoryThree Courthouse Essentials - Charles City VA

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A clerk’s office, jail and tavern were located at every courthouse. The purpose of the clerk’s office and the jail are obvious, but can you guess why the tavern was just as essential?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: 9/25/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesJohn Tyler Chairman of the Peace Convention -Charles City VA

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To commemorate the efforts of John Tyler, native son, President of the United States 1841-1845. Chairman of the Peace Convention, 1861. To preserve the Union and to prevent war between the states. Erected 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/6/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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Virginia Historical MarkersCharles City C. H.

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Virginia historical marker V-11.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2010

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersGreenway

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Home of John Tyler, Governor of Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Presidential BirthplacesJohn Tyler

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The tenth (1841) Vice President of the United States, and the tenth (1841-1845) President of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/13/2005

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersNew Hope & Court House

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A Charles City County marker noting important history around the county court house and New Hope communities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersUpper Weyanoke

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In 1617, Opechancanough, Chief of Powhatan's younger brother, gave land to the south to future governor Capt. George Yeardley. Yeardley patented it and a portion became Upper Weyanoke, a James River plantation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2020

last visited: 10/20/2021

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Virginia Historical MarkersNorth Bend

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This marker tells about North Bend plantation that was built by the sister of President William Henry Harrison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersKittiewan and Doctor Rickman

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A marker about Kittiewan Plantation and its owner during the Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersLott Cary Birthplace

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Virginia highway marker V-27.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2010

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersGrant's Crossing

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Marker noting Grant's crossing of the James on June 14-15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersSwineyards - Willcox Wharf

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Early settlement at Swineyards included a wharf and warehouses. Later a post office, school and churches were built in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 5/16/2019

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BattlefieldsBattle at Willcox's Landing - Charles City VA

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From June 14 to 17 – here at Wilcox’s landing and three miles downstream at Weyanoke Point – the Army of the Potomac along with artillery and several thousand supply wagons moved south of the James.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/13/2020

last visited: 10/16/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesKittiewan Plantation - Charles City VA

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Land referred to as Kenwon, mentioned in a 1618 grant to Gov. George Yeardley. Patented in 1632 by Lennon Pierce. Occupied by Union Army in June 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/6/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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Virginia Historical MarkersPresident Tyler's Home

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Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of President John Tyler from its purchase in 1842 until his death in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: 1/10/2023

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Virginia Historical MarkersFort Pocahontas

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2012

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersSherwood Forest

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersKennon's Landing

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2012

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersSturgeon Point & Kennons

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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: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersEvelynton

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Evelyton has been occupied by the Ruffin Family since 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersWestover Church - V14

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Marker with history of early church in the Charles City, Virginia area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersBinns Hall

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Binns Hall is both a community and formerly a community center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersSalem Church

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Salem Church was used as a hospital during the Civil War

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersPiney Grove and the Southalls

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The Southall family included notables such as the owner of the Raleigh Tavern and Robert E. Lee biographer, Douglas Southall Freeman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 9/21/2014

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