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Cappahosic Q-10-a | Marker History

Cappahosic Marker, Q-10-a

Seven and one-half miles southwest is Cappahosic, where a ferry was established early in the eighteenth century. On the old charts, this Indian district lay between Werowocomoco and Timberneck Creek. Powhatan is said to have offered it to Capt. John Smith for "two great guns and a grindstone." John Stubbs patented the Cappahosic tract in 1652 and 1702 and a few years later built "Cappahosic House," which has clipped gables and inside chimneys with eight unique corner fireplaces.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1948
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Gloucester County
Physical Description of Location: Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061. Located on Main Street (Hwy 17), 0.2 miles northeast of the junction of Main Street (Hwy 17) and George Washington Memorial Hwy (Hwy 17). Marker is on the left when traveling northeast on Main Street (Hwy 17).
GPS Location: 37.416443,-76.53727
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