Leedstown in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1962 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number JT-15.)
Location. 38° 6.699′ N, 77° 0.051′ W. Marker is in Leedstown, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Leedstown Road (Route 637) west of Resolutions Road (County Route 641), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pissaseck Indians (here, next to this marker); Early Settlement (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vauter's Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Portobacco Indians (approx. 4.5 miles away); Westmoreland Association (approx. 4.9 miles away); History at Oak Grove (approx. 4.9 miles away); George Washington’s Birthplace (approx. 5.1 miles away); Popes Creek Episcopal Church (approx. 5.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Leedstown, Virginia, and the Leedstown Resolves. “Leedstown is located on the Rappahannock River in Westmoreland County, Virginia. From this now sleepy community on the Rappahannock River began the spark of independence from England and a revolution not seen since against taxation. The revolt was against the Stamp Act formulated by the sovereign George the Third, King of Great Britain.” (Submitted on September 1, 2009.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
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