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Toano in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

State Shipyard

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
1. State Shipyard Marker
Inscription.  On this road five miles west was the State shipyard on Chickahominy River, burned by the British General Phillips on April 21-22, 1781.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1830.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 37° 22.912′ N, 76° 48.383′ W. Marker was in Toano, Virginia, in James City County. Marker was at the intersection of Forge Road and Richmond Road (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east on Forge Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Toano VA 23168, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Burnt Ordinary (a few steps from this marker); Chickahominy Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Hickory Neck Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Olive Branch Christian Church (approx.
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By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
2. State Shipyard Marker
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1.2 miles away); White Hall Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Norge Depot (approx. 2.3 miles away); New Kent Road (approx. 2½ miles away); James City County / York County (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toano.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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