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Early Settlement N-9 | Marker History

Early Settlement Marker, N-9

Two miles east near the river, Richard Coleman planted a frontier settlement and trading post in 1652. By 1660 a church was built, to which every man was required to come armed for protection against the Indians.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Essex County
Physical Description of Location: North, VA 22438. Located on Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17), 2 miles north of the intersection of Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17) and Occupacia Road. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17).
GPS Location: 38.066999,-77.010049
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