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Point of Rocks S-23 | Marker History

Point of Rocks Marker, S-23

Point of Rocks is located two miles south on the Appomattox River. In 1608, Captain John Smith wrote about this high rock cliff which projected out to the channel of the river. Known to all as Point of Rocks, it was severely damaged during a battle between Confederate artillery and Federal gunboats on June 26, 1862. Rock from the point was used to build the wall of the City Point National Cemetery shortly after the Civil War.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1987
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Chesterfield County
Physical Description of Location: Bermuda, VA 23836. Located on E. Hundred Road (Rt. 10), 0.75 miles southeast of the intersection of E. Hundred Road (Rt. 10) and I-295. Marker is on the left when traveling southeast on E. Hundred Road (Rt. 10).
GPS Location: 37.3351871530,-77.3271572050
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