Signs of History (SM)

Chesterfield County


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Area: 468 square miles

Formed in 1748 from Henrico, and named for the Earl of Chesterfield, noted courtier. The first iron furnace in America, 1619, was in this county. The battle of Drewry's Bluff, 1864, took place here.
Colonel Thomas Lygon, K-203 Rte. 10, 1 mile w. of Hopewell
Ettrick, K-204 Rte. 36, .2 mile w. of Petersburg
Trabue's Tavern, M-7 Rte. 677, . 6 mile w. of Rte. 147
Eppington, M-8 Rte. 602, 4.5 miles e. of Amelia Co. line
Goode's Bridge, M-10 Rte. 360, 7.8 miles e. of Amelia Co. line
Mattoax, O-26 Rte. 36, 1.9 miles w. of Ettrick
Bethlehem Baptist Church, O-27 Rte. 60, 5.4 miles w. of Richmond
Huguenot Settlement, O-28 Rte. 60, 1.7 miles e. of Midlothian
Salisbury, O-29 Rte. 60, at Midlothian
Black Heath, 0-34 Rte. 60, 1.7 miles e. of Midlothian
Midlothian Coal Mines, O-35, O-35 Rte. 60, at Midlothian
Providence United Methodist Church, O-37 Rte. 678, .86 mile s.of Rte. 60
Bellona Arsenal, O-40 Rte. 60, 3.22 miles w. of Richmond
Bellona Arsenal, O-40 Rte. 60, 5.7 miles w. of Richmond
Bethel Baptist Church, O-50 Rte. 607, . 1 mile n. of Rte. 60
Warwick, S-2 Rte. 1, 1.5 miles s. of Richmond at Falling Creek Wayside
Arnold at Warwick, S-2 Rte. 1, 1.5 miles s. of Richmond
Ampthill Estate, S-3 Rte. 1, .7 mile s. of Richmond
First Iron Furnace, S-4 Rte. 1, 1.5 miles s. of Richmond
Drewry's Bluff, S-5 Rte. 1, 2.5 miles s. of Richmond
The Howlett Line, S-6 Rte. 10, 1.08 miles e. of Chester
Main Confederate Line, S-6 Rte. 1, 8 miles s. of Richmond
Chesterfield County Courthouse, S-7 Rte. 10, at Chesterfield Court House
Chesterfield Courthouse, S-7 Rte. 1, 3.9 miles s. of Richmond
Battle of Drewry's Bluff, S-8 Rte. 1, 3.9 miles s. of Richmond
Battle of Drewry's Bluff, S-9 Rte. I, 4.5 miles s. of Richmond
Half-Way House, S-10 Rte. 1, 5.4 miles s. of Richmond
Proctor's Creek Fight, S-11 Rte. 301, at Proctor's Creek
Into the Bottle, S-12 Rte. 1, 6.5 miles s. of Richmond
Into the 'Bottle," S-12 Rte. 1, 6 miles s. of Richmond
Dutch Gap, S-13 Rte. 1, 6.7 miles s. of Richmond
Osbornes, S-14 Rte. 1,6.33 miles s. of Richmond
Osborne's Wharf, S-14 Rte. 1, 6.7 miles s. of Richmond
Drewry's Bluff, S-15 Rte. 1, 2.5 miles s. of Richmond
Pocahontas State Park, S-16 Rte. 655, 4.1 miles w. of Chesterfield
Redwater Creek, S-16 Rte. 1, 4.5 miles n. of Petersburg
Chester Station Fight, S-17 Rte. 1, 7.8 miles s. of Richmond
The "Bottle," S-18 Rte. 1, 6.2 miles n. of Petersburg
Feeling Out Fight, S-19 Rte. 1, 6.9 miles n. of Petersburg
A Railroad Raid, S-20 Rte. 1, 4.25 miles n. of Petersburg
Bermuda Hundred, S-21 Rte. 1, 7.8 miles s. of Richmond
Port Walthall, S-22 Rte. 10, 2.25 miles w. of Hopewell at Enon
Port Walthall Junction, S-22 Rte. 1, 5.4 miles n. of Petersburg
Point of Rocks, S-23 Rte. 10, 2.25 miles w. of Hopewell at Enon
Lee's Headquarters, S-23 Rte. 1, 7.5 miles n. of Petersburg
Advance on Petersburg, S-24 Rte. 1, 4.1 miles n. of Petersburg
Union Army Checked, S-25 Rte. 1, 3.4 miles n. of Petersburg
Lafayette at Petersburg, S-26 Rte. 1, at Colonial Heights
Lee's Headquarters, S-27 Rte. 1, at Colonial Heights
Salisbury, p. 00 Rte. 902, on Salisbury Road
Magnolia Grange, S-29 Rte. 10, at Chesterfield Court House
Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2386, S-29 Rte. 655, at entrance to Pocahontas State Park
First Railroad in Virginia, S-30 Rte. 60, 3.78 miles w. of Richmond

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