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

Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot

 
 
Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
1. Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot Marker
Inscription.  Traveler was tethered on this spot June 21, 1863, as General Robert E. Lee paused on his march to Gettysburg. He attended services here in Grace Episcopal Church.

Tablet placed by Sycamore Society 1986

Replaced by E.V. White Chapter, MOSB and Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps # 21 and # 1567 1992
 
Erected by E.V. White Chapter, MOSB and Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps Nos. 21 and 1567.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 39° 9.13′ N, 77° 58.8′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on North Church Street, on the right. Opposite the main sanctuary of the Grace Episcopal Church, at the entrance way to the Clarke County Courthouse parking area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarke County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Clarke County
Tether Post Next to Marker image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, November 10, 2007
2. Tether Post Next to Marker
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); King Wheat, Millwood & The Burwell-Morgan Mill (about 600 feet away); Historic Districts (about 600 feet away); Stewardship & Conservation (about 600 feet away); Josephine School Community Museum & The African-American Experience (about 600 feet away); Clarke County (about 600 feet away); Berryville (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Traveler and General Lee’s Other Horses. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Mort Kunstler's portrait of Traveler. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Grace Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
3. Grace Episcopal Church
General Lee and Traveler, Taken from Life image. Click for full size.
By A. H. Plecker, Lynchburg Va., circa 1930/1945
4. General Lee and Traveler, Taken from Life
Undated postcard with no caption on back printed on linen paper. Linen cards were published between 1930 and 1945.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,309 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on January 23, 2020, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 10, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 7, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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