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

Fort Cricket Hill

 
 
Fort Cricket Hill Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
1. Fort Cricket Hill Plaque
Inscription.  
1776
Erected in commemoration of the victory
of the American Continental soldiers
in command of General Andrew Lewis
over the British land and sea forces under
Lord Dunmore at Fort Cricket Hill, VA,
June 9th 1776.

Erected by the Cricket Hill Chapter,
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Mathews, Virginia, December 1928.

 
Erected 1928 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 37° 25.996′ N, 76° 19.308′ W. Marker is in Mathews, Virginia, in Mathews County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (Virginia Route 1002) and Brickbat Road (Route 1001), on the left when traveling north on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mathews VA 23109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War In Mathews County (within shouting distance
Fort Cricket Hill Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
2. Fort Cricket Hill Monument
of this marker); Mathews County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Mathews County Courthouse Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Sally L. Tompkins, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingston Parish Glebe (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fitchett's Wharf (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Sally L. Tompkins, C.S.A. Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kingston Parish (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mathews.
 
Court St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
3. Court St (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 827 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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