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John Rolfe Sculpture

Inscription on Sculpture Reads.

Originally established as Milton in 1863, Rolfe Moved to its present location in May 1881 enjoying the advantages of two railroads, commercial opportunities, and residential life. Rolfe’s rich history is one of community determination and effort.

In April 1882, the Post Office opened and the name, Rolfe, was officially adopted. Rolfe was named after John Rolfe, early American explorer, farmer, and merchant married to Pocahontas, a Native American Princess.

The original image of John Rolfe was created by Darlene Brinkman, Rolfe Mayor, 1980- 1987. This Public Art Piece is dedicated in her memory.

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