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Powhatan County Z-197 | Marker History

Powhatan County Marker, Z-197

Formed in 1777 from Cumberland and Chesterfield and named for Powhatan, the noted Indian ruler. Many Huguenots settled in this county, 1699-1700. Here Robert E. Lee spent the summer of 1865.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1938
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Cumberland County
Physical Description of Location: Powhatan, VA 23139. Located on Anderson Hwy (Hwy 60), 0.2 miles east of the junction of Anderson Hwy (Hwy 60) and County Road 606. Marker is on the right when traveling east on Anderson Hwy (Hwy 60).
GPS Location: 37.5455448060,-78.1116844120
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