Colonial Heights, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lafayette At Petersburg
(On stone under the marker):
Frances Bland Randolph
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number S-26.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 37° 14.465′ N, 77° 24.389′ W. Marker is in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1 / 301) and Arlington Avenue, in the median on Jefferson Davis Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Heights VA 23834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee's Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Violet Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lee at Violet Bank (about 400 feet away); Magnolia Acuminata (about 500 feet away); Colonial Heights War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pocahontas Charles Stewart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pocahontas Island (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Heights.
Also see . . . Lafayette's Virginia Campaign. The campaign was a prelude to the battle of Yorktown, leading to the American victory in the Revolutionary War. (Submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,367 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.