Mathews County Marker, Z-8

Formed in 1790 from Gloucester, and named for Colonel Thomas Mathews, Revolutionary soldier. Gwynn's Island, from which Dunmore was driven in 1776, is here.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Mathews County
Physical Description of Location: Piankatank, VA 23128. Located on John Clayton Memorial Hwy (Rt. 3), 0.5 miles east of the junction of John Clayton Memorial Hwy (Rt. 3) and Burkes Pond Road. Marker is on the left when traveling east on John Clayton Memorial Hwy (Rt. 3).
GPS Location: 37.465133,-76.446326
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