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Near Goochland in Goochland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sabot Hill

 
 
Sabot Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
1. Sabot Hill Marker
Inscription. It was named for Sabot Island, supposed to resemble a wooden shoe. Sabot Hill was the home of James A. Seddon, member of Congress and Confederate Secretary of War, 1862-65, who built the house in 1855. It was visited by Dahlgren in his raid, March 1, 1864.
 
Erected 1931 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number SA 18.)
 
Location. 37° 37.07′ N, 77° 45.594′ W. Marker is near Goochland, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road West (Virginia Route 6) and Sabot Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on River Road West. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manakin Sabot VA 23103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dahlgren's Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Pleasants (approx. 2.8 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); William Webber (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lee’s Last Bivouac (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lee's Last Camp (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lee's Final Bivouac (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Goochland.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
River Road West & Sabot Hill Road image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
2. River Road West & Sabot Hill Road
James A. Seddon, Confederate Secretary of War image. Click for full size.
3. James A. Seddon, Confederate Secretary of War
National Archives [ARC 530492]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,785 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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