Toppahanock Indian Village

Toppahanock Indian Village (HM4K9)

Location: Tappahannock, VA 22560 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 56.479', W 76° 52.341'

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In this region near the Rappahannock River once stood the Rappahannock Indian village of Toppahanock. When John Smith explored this region in 1607 and 1608, he found fourteen Rappahannock villages along both banks of the river. The river was the center of the Rappahannocks' ancestral lands and served as a food source and travel network. The Rappahannock River was formerly known as the Opiscatumek. Sometime before 1607, the Rappahannock Indians asserted themselves as the dominant group on the river.
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HM NumberHM4K9
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Marker NumberN 25
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 6:31pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 335474 N 4200957
Decimal Degrees37.94131667, -76.87235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 56.479', W 76° 52.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 56' 28.74" N, 76° 52' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4901-4903 US-17, Tappahannock VA 22560, US
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