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Rosewell and Werowocomoco NA-8 | Marker History

Rosewell and Werowocomoco Marker, NA-8

Several miles west is Rosewell, built about 1750, home of the Page family, and the largest of colonial Virginia houses. On York River, probably at Puritan Bay some miles west of Rosewell, was Werowocomoco, chief town of the Indian ruler Powhatan in 1607.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Gloucester County
Physical Description of Location: Hayes, VA 23072. Located on George Washington Memorial Hwy (Hwy 17), 0.25 miles south of the junction of George Washington Memorial Hwy (Hwy 17) and Hickory Fork Road. Marker is on the left when traveling south on George Washington Memorial Hwy (Hwy 17).
GPS Location: 37.342221,-76.520403
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