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

Historic Louisa

 
 
Historic Louisa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 15, 2009
1. Historic Louisa Marker
Inscription. Here the county seat was established in 1742. The British Cavalryman, Tarleton, stopped here on his raid to Charlottesville, June 3, 1781. Stoneman raided the place and destroyed the railroad, May 2, 1863. Near here Fitz Lee camped, June 10, 1864, just before the Battle of Trevilians.
 
Erected 1959 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number W 212.)
 
Location. 38° 1.312′ N, 77° 59.955′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 33) 0.1 miles west of Lyde Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa VA 23093, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hugh Hammond Bennett (1881-1960) (approx. mile away); John Mercer Langston Birthplace (approx. mile away); Patrick Henry's Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisa Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Decisive Confederate Victory (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Contact (approx. 1.5 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2359 (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Louisa.
 
Also see . . .
East Main Street (US-33 W) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 15, 2009
2. East Main Street (US-33 W)
 Louisa Town Historical Notes. Town of Louisa, Virginia. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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