Near Highland Springs in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Seven Days Battles
Grape Vine Bridge
Erected 1961 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number PA-105.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 37° 33.055′ N, 77° 16.371′ W. Marker is near Highland Springs, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on North Airport Drive (Virginia Route 156) 0.7 miles east of Interstate 295, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grapevine Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Chickahominy Water Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Trent House (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Trent HouseBattle of Cold Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1˝ miles away); Savage Station (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland Springs.
Regarding Seven Days Battles. Two hundred yards east of this marker, a modern bridge crosses the Chickahominy at the site of Alexander's Bridge. The Sumner's Upper "Grapevine" Bridge site is several hundred yards downstream.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,076 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.