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

Ampthill Estate

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, November 29, 2009
1. Ampthill Estate Marker
Inscription. Built before 1732 by Henry Cary, this was the home of Colonel Archibald Cary, a Revolutionary leader of Virginia. The house was moved, 1929-30, to its present location off Cary Street Road in Richmond's West End.
 
Erected 1962 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number S 3.)
 
Location. 37° 27.031′ N, 77° 26.454′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) and Cogbill Road, on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Highway. Click for map. This marker is located at the entrance to the DuPont Spruance Plant. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5401 Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond VA 23234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Iron Foundry in America (approx. 0.8 miles away); Warwick (approx. 0.9 miles away); Falling Creek Ironworks (approx. 0.9 miles away); Falling Creek Iron Works (approx. 0.9 miles away); Drewry’s Bluff (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Drewry’s Bluff (approx. 1.6 miles away); Camp Beall (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Darling (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
Ampthill Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 29, 2009
2. Ampthill Estate Marker
 Archibald Cary. Wikipedia (Submitted on November 30, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 781 times since then and 4 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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