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About twelve miles east is the site of the original home of the family of George Rogers Clark, conqueror of the Northwest. The family moved from here to Albemarle County.
To the Confederate soldiersand sailors of King and QueenCounty Virginia 1861-1865 Fate denied them victory but gaveThem the love and veneration ofTheir native land. The wonderAnd admiration of the world.
This house, four miles south, was built by Colonel Humphrey Hill about 1722. It is of quaint architecture having brick ends and frame front and rear. The place was raided by the British during the Revolution.
Half a mile north. This fish cultural station was established in 1937 for hatching and rearing largemouth bass and other species of sunfish for the stocking of the public waters of Virginia.
This is the ancient colonial Mattapony Church, used by the Baptists since 1824. Here are tombs of members of the family of Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Colonel Ulric Dahlgren, Federal officer, met death in the early morning, March 2, 1864, three hundred yards to the north. After the raid on Richmond, his force bivouaced here and, in breaking camp he fell to the fire of Confederate detachments and…
This is Bruington Church, organized in 1790. Here Robert Semple, one of the most noted Baptist ministers in Virginia, long served and here he is buried.