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Gloucester Point in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

After the Surrender at Yorktown

 
 
Surrender at Gloucester Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
1. Surrender at Gloucester Point Marker
Inscription. Near this place on October 19, 1781, a surrender occurred one hour after the Surrender at Yorktown. The British troops under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton surrendered to the French Brigadier General M. de Choisy, Commander of the French and American forces, thus ending British rule in America.
 
Erected 1981 by Gloucester County Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 37° 15.027′ N, 76° 30.084′ W. Marker is in Gloucester Point, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is on Vernon Street near Riverview Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is located at the entrance to Tyndall's Point Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1376 Vernon Street, Gloucester Point VA 23062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Gloucester Point (here, next to this marker); Early Land Patent (a few steps from this marker); Natives, Explorers, Tobacco and Buccaneers (a few steps from this marker); Gloucester Point (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Gloucester Point (a few steps from this marker);
Marker dedication. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
2. Marker dedication.
A Vital British Outpost at Gloucester Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Attacking with “Decisive Vigor” (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Safety Valve (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gloucester Point.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Gloucester Point Markers Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
3. Gloucester Point Markers
Tyndall's Point Park. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
4. Tyndall's Point Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 701 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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