Disputanta, Virginia

Disputanta, Virginia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Disputanta is an unincorporated community in Prince George County, Virginia, United States in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area. The postal ZIP Code of Disputanta, Virginia is 23842. Popular legend has it that William Mahone, builder of the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, and his cultured wife, Otelia Butler Mahone, traveled along the newly completed Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad naming stations. Otelia was reading Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott. From his historical Scottish novels, Otelia chose the place names of Wakefield as well as Windsor and Waverly. She tapped the Scottish Clan "McIvor" for the name of Ivor, a small town in neighboring Southampton County.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135691716
  • 9786135691719