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Near Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Drewry’s Bluff

 
 
Drewry's Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
1. Drewry's Bluff Marker
Inscription.  A mile east is Drewry's Bluff, James River fortification of Richmond, 1862-1865. Earthworks remain.
 
Erected 1934 by Commission on Conservation and Development. (Marker Number S-15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 25.626′ N, 77° 26.339′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) and Gwynn Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23237, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Drewry’s Bluff (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moore's Brick Cottage (approx. 0.7 miles away); Falling Creek Iron Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Route 1 (approx. ¾ mile away); Historic Village of Bensley (approx. ¾ mile away); a different
Drewry's Bluff Marker on Jeff Davis Highway image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
2. Drewry's Bluff Marker on Jeff Davis Highway
marker also named Historic Route 1 (approx. ¾ mile away); Falling Creek Stone Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Drewry's Bluff (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Civil War Richmond. Information about Drewry's Bluff near Richmond, VA during the Civil War. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Richmond National Battlefield Park. Drewry's Bluff (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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