Rassawek Historic Marker

Route 6, Columbia, VA 3038

(804) 367-2323


This marker commemorates a long-vanished town of the Monacan Indians.<p> Rassawek, a town of the Monacan Indians, stood near here at the time of the settlement in 1607. The Monacans, a Siouan tribe, were decimated by repeated atacks of the Iroquois from the north, and finally moved westward.