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Cappahosic Q-10-b | Marker History

Cappahosic Marker, Q-10-b

Here 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 this the "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: Abingdon, VA 23061. Located on State Route 618, 2.25 miles southwest of the junction of State Route 618 and State Route 614. Marker is on the left when traveling southwest on State Route 618.
GPS Location: 37.380892,-76.633008
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