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Chatham Heights in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chatham

 
 
Chatham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 14, 2007
1. Chatham Marker
Inscription.  Here is Chatham, built about 1750 by William Fitzhugh. Here Robert E. Lee came to court his wife. In the battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862, the house was occupied by General Sumner. It was General Hooker’s headquarters for a time, 1863.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-60.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is December 13, 1861.
 
Location. 38° 18.313′ N, 77° 27.13′ W. Marker is in Chatham Heights, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on Virginia Route 3 0 miles east of Chatham Heights Road (County Route 212), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fredericksburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Chatham (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beyond the Big House
Marker on Rt. 3 image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 14, 2007
2. Marker on Rt. 3
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Chatham and the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Chatham (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Soldiers View (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham Heights.
 
Also see . . .  Chatham. (Submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
 
Chatham image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 14, 2007
3. Chatham
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,381 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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