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

Benjamin Harrison

 
 
Benjamin Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
1. Benjamin Harrison Marker
Inscription.
In this graveyard is buried
Col. Benjamin Harrison, V
December 13, 1730
April 24, 1791

Singer of the
Declaration of Independence

Member of
Virginia House of Burgesses
Continental Congress
Federal Constitutional Convention
Thrice governor of Virginia
Father and great-grandfather of two
Presidents of the United States

Erected 1972 by
Virginia Society
Daughters of the American Colonists

 
Erected 1972 by Virginia Sociey Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 37° 18.881′ N, 77° 10.712′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker can be reached from Harrison Landing Road 0.9 miles south of Westover Road (Virginia Route 633), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Follow left trail located behind Berkeley Plantation to the Taps Monument. From here turn left and take trail to the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City VA 23030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Origin of Taps (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. John Woodliffe (about 600 feet
Benjamin Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
2. Benjamin Harrison Marker
away); First Official Thanksgiving (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berkeley and Harrison's Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herring Creek (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stuart's Ride (approx. 1.2 miles away); First English Thanksgiving in Virginia (approx. 1.3 miles away); Berkeley Plantation or Harrison's Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charles City.
 
Also see . . .  The Society of the Decendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on August 13, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
 
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Benjamin Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
3. Benjamin Harrison Marker
Trail Leading to the Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
4. Trail Leading to the Graveyard
Benjamin Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
5. Benjamin Harrison Marker
Signers of the Declaration Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
6. Signers of the Declaration Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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