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Near Skinquarter in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Goode's Bridge

 
 
Goode's Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Goode's Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Here Anthony Wayne took station in July, 1781, to prevent the British from moving southward. Here, April 3, 1865, Longstreet's, Hill's and Gordon's corps of Lee's army, retreating from Petersburg toward Danville, crossed the river.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number M-10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1865.
 
Location. 37° 21.303′ N, 77° 50.978′ W. Marker is near Skinquarter, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Hull Street Road (U.S. 360) 1.6 miles west of Sappony Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moseley VA 23120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amelia County / Chesterfield County (a few steps from this marker); Skinquarter Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); William Ransom Johnson
Hull Street Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Hull Street Road (facing west)
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); Eppington (approx. 6.8 miles away); Philip F. Boepple Building (approx. 7.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lamkin’s Battery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,162 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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