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

Goochland Courthouse

 
 
Goochland Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
1. Goochland Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Near here the ancient trail used by the Iroquois Indians in their raids crossed James River. This trail later became the main north-south road through Virginia. In 1781, Lord Cornwallis, in his invasion of Virginia, marched by this point and his cavalry, under Simcoe, passed here going to Point of Fork. A cavalry skirmish took place here, March 11, 1865.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number SA-10.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1826.
 
Location. 37° 40.935′ N, 77° 53.103′ W. Marker is in Goochland, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker is on River Road West (Virginia Route 6) 0.1 miles east of Scott Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goochland VA 23063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goochland's Courthouse Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Goochland County Courthouse
River Road West (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
2. River Road West (facing west)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Goochland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Goochland's Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of All Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Goochland County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Old Clerk's Office (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goochland.
 
River Road West (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
3. River Road West (facing east)
Goochland County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
4. Goochland County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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