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

John Tyler

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2021
1. John Tyler Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate the efforts of John Tyler, native son, President of the United States 1841 - 1845, Chairman of the Peace Convention, 1861, to preserve the Union and to prevent the War Between the States.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPeaceWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #10 John Tyler series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 37° 20.503′ N, 77° 4.338′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker is at the intersection of Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 644) and Watermelon Fields Road, on the right when traveling north on Courthouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10710 Courthouse Rd, Charles City VA 23030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Three Courthouse Essentials (here, next to this marker); Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Shifting Ground (a few steps from this marker); America’s 3rd Oldest Courthouse
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(a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Eye Witness to a Revolution (a few steps from this marker); Isaac Brandon Lynched, 6 April 1892 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles City Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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