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Richardsville in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Lederer and Party

 
 
John Lederer and Party Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 18, 2008
1. John Lederer and Party Marker
Inscription.
East of this site
on the Rappahannock River
John Lederer and Party
of the first white men entered
Culpeper County
August 20, 1670
Marker presented by
Virginia State Society
Thomas, Lord Culpeper Chapter
Colonial Dames XVII Century
November 6, 1983

 
Erected 1983 by Virginia State Society and Thomas, Lord Culpeper Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 38° 23.997′ N, 77° 43.726′ W. Marker is in Richardsville, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is at the intersection of Eleys Ford Road (County Route 610) and Richards Ferry Road (County Route 619), on the right when traveling west on Eleys Ford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richardsville VA 22736, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Enchanted Castle" at Germanna, circa 1720-1750 (approx. 3 miles away); Germanna Ford (approx. 3.2 miles away); Germanna (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Germanna Ford (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Germanna Ford
John Lederer and Party Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 18, 2008
2. John Lederer and Party Marker
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Culpeper County / Orange County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Orange Grove 1728 - 1864 (approx. 4 miles away); Orange Grove 1865 - 1967 (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers for John Lederer's Explorations.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Discoveries of John Lederer. Archival copy of a text by Sir William Talbot published in 1671 (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. John Lederer. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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