Sturgeon Point & Kennons

Sturgeon Point & Kennons (HM63D)

Location: Charles City, VA 23030 Charles City County
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N 37° 19.556', W 76° 59.704'

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Charles City County, Virginia

Kennons originally took its name from the plantation of the Kennon family. Kennons Creek, earlier known as David Jones Creek, served as a boundary for the earlier Wallingford Parish. Kennons Landing was the terminus for the Meadow Road, as well as rail lines, which carried cut timber to the river. Landmarks of Kennons have included Fort Pocahontas, a brickyard and the post offices of Kennons (est. 1850), Wilson's Landing (1865-79) and Sturgeon Point (est. 1879). The area also included two schools and the Order of St. Luke Hall. Prominent homes in this area have included Cambridge, Farmers Rest, Farmington, Milton, Sherwood Forest, Sellwood, Stonehenge and Lion's Den, home of Lyon G. Tyler, President of the College of William and Mary. Members of the Major family of Oak Hill served as Clerk of the Court and Sheriff. Reverend George Washington Marrow (1848-1926), a freedman, was a prominent who resided in this area.
HM NumberHM63D
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323237 N 4132896
Decimal Degrees37.32593333, -76.99506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.556', W 76° 59.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 33.36" N, 76° 59' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15901-16205 VA-5, Charles City VA 23030, US
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