Located five miles to the north is Wakefield. Benjamin Harrison patented this land about 1637. His descendents became major landowners and were influential in Virginia and United States politics. Governor Benjamin Harrison was a signer of the Decl…
Ten miles Northeast is Swann's Point on James River. In 1635 William Swann patented land there. The English Commissioners investigating Bacon's Rebellion met at Swann's point in 1677. William Swann's Tomb, dated 1680 is there.
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