White Oak Museum
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This modern road follows the route over which a mule-drawn wagon delivered the body of John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln's assassin, from Caroline County to Belle Plains for transport to the Navy Yard for an autopsy.
Below this location, Russell "Rabbit" Sullivan was born and raised on modern-day Lorenzo Drive. Playing for the well-known, semi-pro White Oak Ball Team, Russell turned pro in 1951 with the Major League Detroit Tigers.
Erected 2014 by Stafford County, Virginia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Sports • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
Location. 38° 18.075′ N, 77° 22.523′ W. Marker is in White Oak, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on White Oak Road (County Road 603) 0.1 miles north of White Oak Road (State Route 218), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 985 White Oak Rd, Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Oak Church (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Corps Encampment
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.