Signs of History (SM)

Powhatan County


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Area: 273 square miles

Formed in 1777 from Cumberland and Chesterfield and named for Powhatan, the noted Indian ruler. Many Huguenots settled in this county, 1699-1700. Here Rohert E. Lee spent the summer of 1865.
Dunlora Academy, O-25, Rte. 60, 5.7 miles w. of Powhatan
Derwent, O-30, Rte. 13, 2 miles e. of Tobaccoville
Giles's Home, O-31, Rte. 60, 1.7 miles w. of Powhatan
Powhatan Courthouse, O-32, Rte. 13, at Powhatan
Huguenot Settlement, O-33, Rte. 711, 2.55 miles w. of Chesterfield Co line
Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery, O-36, Rte. 711, 2.13 miles w. of Chesterfield Co. line
Lee's Last Camp, OH-10, Rte. 711, 9.8 miles w. of Chesterfield Co. line
Lee's Last Camp, OH-10, Rte. 711, 9.5 miles n. of Powhatan

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