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

Cornwallis’s Route

 
 
Cornwallis's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 28, 2007
1. Cornwallis's Route Marker
Inscription. Lord Cornwallis, marching northward in pursuit of Lafayette’s American force, camped near here, May 30, 1781. He entered this road from the east on his way from Hanover Town to the North Anna at Chesterfield Ford (Telegraph Bridge).
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number ND 9.)
 
Location. 37° 44.827′ N, 77° 21.554′ W. Marker is near Hanover, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Hanover Courthouse Road (U.S. 301) 0.2 miles south of Courtland Farm Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover VA 23069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Henry Smyth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Colonial River Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hanover Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hanover Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hanover Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hanover Court House (approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported
Marker along Hanover Courthouse Road (US 301) image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 28, 2007
2. Marker along Hanover Courthouse Road (US 301)
missing); Washington-Rochambeau Route (approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Patrick Henry (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hanover.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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