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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lease Land

 
 
Lease Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
1. Lease Land Marker
Inscription.
Here Fredericksburg Began
the Lease Land
John Buckner and Thomas Royston
First Settlers
May 2nd 1671       A.P.V.A

 
Erected by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA).
 
Location. 38° 18.252′ N, 77° 27.513′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Sophia Street (Business Virginia Route 3 West) and William Street (Business Virginia Route 3 East), on the right when traveling north on Sophia Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seeking Civil Rights (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weedon’s Tavern (about 400 feet away); Stating Inalienable Rights (about 400 feet away); First Town Hall / Market House (about 400 feet away); Lewis Randolph Ball (about 500 feet away); Second Town Hall / Market House (about 600 feet away); The Market Square (about 600 feet away); Gun from the CSS Virginia (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Lease Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
2. Lease Land Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,064 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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