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Home Virginia Prince George County Powell's Creek

Powell's Creek

James River Dr, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 14' 52.43046", -77° 9' 0.911952"
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The creek nearby was named for Nathaniel Powell, acting governor in 1619. Weyanoke Indian town was here. Nearby is the site of an old mill, known in The Revolution as Bland's, and later, Cocke's Mill. The British General Phillips passed here, May, 1781. Here Grant's army, after crossing the James, turned towards Petersburg, June, 1864.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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