A mile south on the Mattapony River is the site of Newington, birthplace of Carter Braxton (born September 10, 1736), signer of the Declaration of Independence. In earlier times, Colonel Jacob Lumpkin, supporter of Governor Berkeley in Bacon's Rebellion, 1676, lived there.
Geographic Location: King and Queen County
Physical Description of Location: West Point, VA 23181. Located on The Trail (Rt. 14), 1.25 miles northwest of the junction of The Trail (Rt. 14) and State Route 617. Marker is on the left when traveling northwest on The Trail (Rt. 14).
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