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Ashland in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Henry at Hanover Courthouse

 
 
Henry at Hanover Courthouse Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 2, 2009
1. Henry at Hanover Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Six miles east still stands Hanover Courthouse, in which, December, 1763, Patrick Henry delivered his great speech in the "Parsons' Cause," when he denounced the British government for vetoing an act of the Virginia General Assembly.
 
Erected 1961 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number E 15.)
 
Location. 37° 45.66′ N, 77° 28.285′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on North Washington Highway (U.S. 1) 0.2 miles north of England Street (State Highway 54), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland VA 23005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randolph-Macon College (within shouting distance of this marker); Ashland (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Randolph-Macon College (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Ashland (approx. half a mile away); Railroad Company Sees Potential For A Town Among The Slash Pines (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Randolph-Macon College
Washington Highway (Route 1) facing north Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 2, 2009
2. Washington Highway (Route 1) facing north
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Downtown Business Growth Fuels Ashland Expansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town Of Ashland Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ashland.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Hanover Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 2, 2009
3. Hanover Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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