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Powhatan County Z-50 | Marker History

Powhatan County Marker, Z-50

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: 1947
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Powhatan County
Physical Description of Location: 6698 Old Buckingham Road (State Route 13), Cumberland, VA 23040. Marker is on right when traveling west on 13, about 1000 feet past intersection with Evans Road (State Route 632).
GPS Location: 37.4788864350,-78.1256179650
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