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

Major Edward Dale

 
 
Major Edward Dale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
1. Major Edward Dale Marker
Inscription. Major Edward and his wife, Diana Skipwith Dale, were among the earliest settlers in Lancaster County. They lived nearby on surrounding land, as part of a 350-acre plantation purchased from William and Jane Clappam in Dec. 1664. Between 1653 and 1695, Dale served at various times as the Westmorland County clerk, a member of the Virginia General Assembly, and as the clerk, justice, high sheriff, “Collector of Publique and County Levies”, and “Commissioner of the Fort” for Lancaster County. The Dales’ children married into Carter, Harrison and Rogers families.
 
Erected 2011 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number J 106.)
 
Location. 37° 41.688′ N, 76° 29.346′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Virginia, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Oak Hill Road (Virginia Route 610) 0.3 miles south of Yankee Point Road (Virginia Route 730), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Yankee Point Marina. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1303 Oak Hill Road, Lancaster VA 22503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barford (approx. 2.2 miles away); Corotoman (approx.
Major Edward Dale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
2. Major Edward Dale Marker
The Yankee Point Marina boat yard is in the background
3.7 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Christ Church Lancaster (approx. 3.7 miles away); Irvington World War I Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Queenstown (approx. 4.9 miles away); St. Mary’s Whitechapel (approx. 5.1 miles away); White Marsh Church (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Windows at the Water at Yankee Point Marina-Restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
3. Windows at the Water at Yankee Point Marina-Restaurant
Lighthouse at the Yankee Point Marina image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
4. Lighthouse at the Yankee Point Marina
Sign at the entrance to Yankee Point Marina image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
5. Sign at the entrance to Yankee Point Marina
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016.
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