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Near Cartersville in Cumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Campaign of 1781

 
 
Campaign of 1781 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Campaign of 1781 Marker
Inscription.  Two miles north, near the mouth of Willis River, Steuben camped, June 5-6, 1781, when driven from Point of Fork by Simcoe.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number ON-7.)
 
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 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 37° 39.623′ N, 78° 7.141′ W. Marker is near Cartersville, Virginia, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Cartersville Road (Virginia Route 45) and Ampthill Road, on the left when traveling north on Cartersville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cartersville VA 23027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosenwald School at Cartersville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hamilton High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clifton (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of 1781 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lee's Stopping Place
Cartersville Rd & Ampthill Rd image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
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(approx. 2.9 miles away); Derwent (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Derwent (approx. 4.4 miles away); Muddy Creek School (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Aug. 17, 2022