Michaux Grant

Michaux Grant (HM107P)

Location: Powhatan, VA 23139 Powhatan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 39.331', W 77° 53.224'

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Inscription
Grant of 850 acres (1713) to French Huguenots Abraham Michaux II b. 1672, Cedent, d. 1717, and wife Susanna Laroche Rochet b. 1667, Sedan, d. 1744, seeking religious freedom. Michaux Grant Plantation (1735), operated by family for 260 years. Family: Son Jacob d. 1744 operated ferry; Jacob Michaux, Revolutionary Captain; Joseph Michaux, Member Constitutional Convention 1788; Joseph Michaux, CSA, killed during Lee's Retreat 3 days before Appomattox; Wm Walthall Michaux (d. 1944; Maidens Bridge) & Byrd Sublett Michaux.
Details
HM NumberHM107P
Series This marker is part of the Michaux-St. James Foundation series
Tags
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceResidential Community, Memorial, Home, Cemetery, Town
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed2005
Placed ByMichaux-St James Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:15am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] MICHAUX-ST. JAMES FOUNDATION, DR ABRAHAM MICHAUX, SUSANNA ROCHET, FRENCH HUGUENOTS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 245314 N 4171516
Decimal Degrees37.65551667, -77.88706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 39.331', W 77° 53.224'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 39' 19.8600" N, 77° 53' 13.4400" W
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Area Code(s)804
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4161 Michaux Grant Rd, Powhatan VA 23139, US
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