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

Trabue's Tavern

 
 
Trabue's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Trabue's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  This was the home of Lt. John Trabue, Revolutionary War soldier and patriot, and of his descendants well into the 20th century. Trabue witnessed the surrender of the British forces at Yorktown in 1781 and later became an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in Virginia. The Trabues were among the principal coal-mine proprietors in the Midlothian area and here maintained a tavern that was patronized both by travelers and by workers from mines in the vicinity.
 
Erected 1975 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number M-7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 37° 30.698′ N, 77° 37.311′ W. Marker is in Midlothian, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Old Buckingham Road, 0.1 miles west of Warminster Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midlothian VA 23113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huguenot Settlement (approx. 0.6 miles away); Black Heath (approx. 0.6 miles away); Midlothian Coal Mines (approx. 1˝ miles away); Salisbury (approx. 1˝ miles away); Union Raid On Coalfield Station (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Bermuda Hundred Campaign (approx. 1.6 miles away); From Mines to Market (approx. 1.6 miles away); Headstock (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midlothian.
 
Also see . . .  Trabue's Tavern (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Old Buckingham Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Old Buckingham Road (facing west)
Trabue's Tavern image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
3. Trabue's Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,657 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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