Near Kelly's Ford in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 38° 28.545′ N, 77° 46.722′ W. Marker is near Kelly's Ford, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker can be reached from Edwards Shop Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located along the banks of the Rappahannock River in a small plot of ground held by the Civil War Preservation Trust. See commentary to see the best ways to visit this marker location. Marker is in this post office area: Remington VA 22734, 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 Battle of Brandy Station (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Kelly’s Ford (approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly’s Ford (approx. half a mile away); Major John Pelham, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); "Chestnut Lawn" (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 3.3 miles away).
1. Access to the Site
There are two ways to access the site. For those who prefer to see more of the ground, park at the boat ramp at the modern Kelly's Ford bridge. A short trail along the Rappahannock River leads to the marker. Along the way are several earthwork remains dating to the Civil War.
Visitors may drive directly to the site by way of an unmarked gravel road that passes through the Kelly's Ford Inn property. Inquire at the Inn for more details.
— Submitted August 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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