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Near Williamsburg in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spencer's Ordinary

 
 
Spencer's Ordinary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
1. Spencer's Ordinary Marker
Inscription.  On this road, four miles south, the action of Spencer's Ordinary was fought, June 24, 1781, between detachments from Lafayette's and Cornwallis's armies.
 
Erected 1950 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W-35.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 24, 1867.
 
Location. 37° 20.363′ N, 76° 45.258′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road (U.S. 60) and Lightfoot Road (County Route 646), on the right when traveling south on Richmond Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Six-Mile Ordinary (here, next to this marker); Green Spring (here, next to this marker); James City County / York County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Norge Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hot Water / Centerville
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); Lightfoot Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Brown Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Early Settlement and Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Six-Mile Ordinary, Spencer's Ordinary, and Green Spring Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
2. Six-Mile Ordinary, Spencer's Ordinary, and Green Spring Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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