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Poropotank Creek OB-50 | Marker History

Poropotank Creek Marker, OB-50

Land was patented on this creek as early as 1640. In 1653, John Lewis settled here. John Lewis, Jr., was living here in 1676 when Bacon's troops were encamped near by. He suffered from the depredations of the rebels.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1930
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: King and Queen County
Physical Description of Location: Buena Vista, VA 23149. Located on Buena Vista Road (Rt. 14), 1 mile east of the junction of Buena Vista Road (Rt. 14) and State Route 605. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Buena Vista Road (Rt. 14).
GPS Location: 37.500025,-76.652531
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