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

Green Spring

 
 
Green Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
1. Green Spring Marker
Inscription.  On this road, five miles south, is Green Spring, home of Governor Sir William Berkeley. Bacon the Rebel occupied it in 1676. Cornwallis, after moving from Williamsburg by this road on July 4, 1781, was attacked by Lafayette near Green Spring on July 6, 1781. Anthony Wayne was the hero of this fight.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number W-36.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1873.
 
Location. 37° 20.36′ N, 76° 45.256′ 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. Spencer's Ordinary (here, next to this marker); Six-Mile Ordinary (a
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few steps from this marker); James City County / York County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Norge Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hot Water / Centerville (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.
 
Green Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Susan Dumler, September 8, 2010
2. Green Spring Marker
Six-Mile Ordinary, Spencer's Ordinary, and Green Spring Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
3. 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 1,022 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 10, 2010, by Susan Dumler of Mechanicsville, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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