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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM4KD_middlesex-county-gloucester-county_Saluda-VA.html
Middlesex CountyArea 146 Square MilesFormed in 1673 from Lancaster, and named for an English County. Rosegill, frequented by colonial governors, is here.Gloucester CountyArea 223 Square MilesFormed in 1651 from York, and named for Gloucester Count…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM37E_robert-russa-moton_New-Market-VA.html
Robert Russa Moton was born in Amelia County, Virginia, on 26 August 1867, and was educated in a local freeman's school and at Hampton Institute(now Hampton University). He served as an administrator at the institute from 1890 to 1915, when he suc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM353_united-negro-college-fund_Savannah-VA.html
Dr. Frederick D. Patterson founded the United Negro College Fund in 1944. He and the presidents of the member colleges of the Fund began meeting in 1946 at Holly Knoll, the retirement home of the late Robert Russa Moton. Patterson had established …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CJ_rosewell_Gloucester-Courthouse-VA.html
Three miles west, on Carter's Creek, stand the ruins of Rosewell, a grand mansion with the finest brickwork in the English colonies. Begun in 1725 by Mann Page I, and home to the Page family for more than one hundred years, Rosewell stood three st…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CI_fairfield_Gloucester-Courthouse-VA.html
Two miles west stood Fairfield, also called Carter's Creek plantation, one of the most distinguished of Virginia's early brick homes. Built about 1694 for Lewis Burwell(ca.1651-1710), the house was a grand T-shaped structure, with distinctive doub…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CG_rosewell-and-werowocomoco_Gloucester-Courthouse-VA.html
Several miles west is Rosewell, built about 1750, home of the Page family, and the largest of Colonial Virginia houses. On York River, probably at Puritan Bay some miles west of Rosewell, was werowocomoco, Chief town of the Indian ruler Powhatan i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CD_dr-walter-reeds-birthplace_Gloucester-Courthouse-VA.html
Dr. Walter Reed, U.S. Army medical officer and bacteriologist, was born on 13 Sept. 1851 in a nearby cottage at Belroi. He received medical degrees from the University of Virginia medical school and Bellevue Hospital College in New York City. In 1…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CC_warner-hall_Front-Royal-VA.html
Three miles east is Warner Hall. The estate was patented about 1650 by Augustine Warner, who built the first house in 1674. Bacon, the rebel, was here for a time in 1676. The later house, built about 1740 and burned in 1849, has been beautifully r…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CA_abingdon-church_Yorktown-VA.html
This is the Third Church of Abingdon Parish and was erected in 1755 on the site of an earlier one. The parish, established between 1650 and 1655, had its first church near the river.
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