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Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot

 
 
Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
1. Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot Marker
Inscription.  Traveler was tethered on this spot June 21, 1863, as General Robert E. Lee paused on his march to Gettysburg. He attended services here in Grace Episcopal Church.

Tablet placed by Sycamore Society 1986

Replaced by E.V. White Chapter, MOSB and Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps # 21 and # 1567 1992
 
Erected by E.V. White Chapter, MOSB and Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps Nos. 21 and 1567.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1862.
 
Location. 39° 9.13′ N, 77° 58.8′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on North Church Street, on the right. Opposite the main sanctuary of the Grace Episcopal Church, at the entrance way to the Clarke County Courthouse parking area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarke County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Clarke County (about 500
Tether Post Next to Marker image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, November 10, 2007
2. Tether Post Next to Marker
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feet away, measured in a direct line); King Wheat, Millwood & The Burwell-Morgan Mill (about 600 feet away); Historic Districts (about 600 feet away); Stewardship & Conservation (about 600 feet away); Josephine School Community Museum & The African-American Experience (about 600 feet away); Clarke County (about 600 feet away); Berryville (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
 
Also see . . .  Mort Kunstler's portrait of Traveler. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Grace Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
3. Grace Episcopal Church
General Lee and Traveler, Taken from Life image. Click for full size.
By A. H. Plecker, Lynchburg Va., circa 1930/1945
4. General Lee and Traveler, Taken from Life
Undated postcard with no caption on back printed on linen paper. Linen cards were published between 1930 and 1945.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,346 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on May 22, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 10, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 7, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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