Near Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Bernard's Cabin Trail
Erected by Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.
Location. 38° 15.23′ N, 77° 27.6′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Lee Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located along Lee Drive in the Fredericksburg-Spotyslvania Military Park. The most convenient access is from Lansdowne Road. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22408, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Riverside Plantation: Mannsfield (here, next to this marker); Bernard's Cabins (approx. half a mile away); Engines of Destruction (approx. half a mile away); Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slaughter Pen Farm (approx. Slaughter Pen Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Death of Maxcy Gregg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Union Breakthrough (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
More about this marker. On the marker's map, there's a notice about the trail to the cabin. This notice reads, "The trail surface is dirt and can become quite boggy in wet weather. It includes several slight grades (exceeding 5% slope). By bypassing the loop and returning the way you cam, you can avoid the most severe grades."
Also see . . . Bernard's Cabins Trail. National Park Service page providing a "virtual tour" of the location. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Slavery
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
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