Chesterfield County Marker, Z-47
Formed in 1748 from Henrico, and named for the Earl of Chesterfield, noted courtier. The first iron furnace in America, 1619, was in this county. The Battle of Drewry's Bluff, 1864, took place here.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1928
Geographic Location: Amelia County
Physical Description of Location: Located on Patrick Henry Hwy (Rt. 360), 1.5 miles east of the intersection of Patrick Henry Hwy (Rt. 360) and State Route 696. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Patrick Henry Hwy (Rt. 360).
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