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Near Burrowsville in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hood's

 
 
Hood's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andy Walker, September 21, 2008
1. Hood's Marker
Inscription. Four miles north on James River. There, on January 3, 1781, Benedict Arnold, ascending the river, was fired on by cannon. On January 10, Arnold, returning, sent ashore there a force that was ambushed by George Rogers Clark. Fort Powhatan stood there in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1938 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number K 215.)
 
Location. 37° 12.964′ N, 77° 4.808′ W. Marker is near Burrowsville, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is on James River Drive (Virginia Route 10) mile east of Wards Creek Road (County Route 614), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Disputanta VA 23842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ward's Creek (here, next to this marker); Brandon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cabin Point (approx. 3.4 miles away); Flowerdew Hundred (approx. 4.4 miles away); Powell's Creek (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Cattle Raid (approx. 5.9 miles away); Claremont School (approx. 6.2 miles away); Claremont (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Hood's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andy Walker, September 21, 2008
2. Hood's Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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