Southern Branch Chapel / Battle of Great Bridge / Wilson Family

Southern Branch Chapel / Battle of Great Bridge / Wilson Family (HMX0F)

Location: Chesapeake, VA 23322
Country: United States of America

N 36° 42.955', W 76° 14.347'

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Site of
Southern Branch Chapel
A Chapel of ease of the Anglican Church
for the
Elizabeth River Parish 1701 - 1761
St. Brides Parish 1761 - 1845

Encampment area for American Patriots
Battle of Great Bridge
December 1775

First land battle for the American Revolution fought in Virginia

Residence of the
Wilson Family
who on 24 February 1855
gave one hundred and seventy-five acres
to the overseers of the poor of
Norfolk County
which is now the
Civic Center
of the
City of Chesapeake
HM NumberHMX0F
Year Placed1977
Placed ByNorfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 389336 N 4064074
Decimal Degrees36.71591667, -76.23911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 42.955', W 76° 14.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 42' 57.30" N, 76° 14' 20.82" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 230-234 VA-168 BUS, Chesapeake VA 23322, US
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