Pace's Paines

Pace's Paines (HM14X)

Location: Spring Grove, VA 23881 Surry County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 8.037', W 76° 53.172'

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Nearby to the north, Richard Pace and his family received a land patent in Dec. 1620 establishing Pace's Paines plantation. In response to English expansion into Indian lands, such as occurred at Pace's Paines and elsewhere. Chief Opechancanough planned a 22 Mar. 1622 coordinated offensive on English settlements. Prior to the event, Pace learned about the impending affair from a Virginia Indian living with him. Pace rowed a boat across the James River to Jamestown and told Gov. Sir Francis Wyatt of the danger. Jamestown was not attacked, but many residents of outlying plantations died in the conflict.
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HM NumberHM14X
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Marker NumberK-224
Year Placed2005
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 332459 N 4111397
Decimal Degrees37.13395000, -76.88620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.037', W 76° 53.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 2.22" N, 76° 53' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)757, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2554-2718 VA-10, Spring Grove VA 23881, US
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