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

The Grave of Arthur Lee

 
 
The Grave of Arthur Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. The Grave of Arthur Lee Marker
Inscription.  Nearby, in the garden of Lansdowne, was buried Arthur Lee, 1740-1792, the youngest son of Thomas Lee of Stratford. Early in 1776 he secretly obtained the original grant of French military supplies for the Continental Army, which made possible the victory at Saratoga and the independence of the United States. In 1778 he signed the Treaty of Alliance with France. He retired to Lansdowne in 1791.
 
Erected 1969 by The Society of the Lees of Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 37° 38.267′ N, 76° 34.633′ W. Marker is in Urbanna, Virginia, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Rappahannock Avenue (Virginia Route T-1001) and Bonner Street, on the right when traveling north on Rappahannock Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Urbanna VA 23175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arthur Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Urbanna School (within shouting distance of this marker); Landsdowne
Arthur Lee Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. Arthur Lee Family Cemetery
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Urbanna Baseball (about 600 feet away); Coca-Cola Bottling Plant (about 600 feet away); Virginia Street (about 700 feet away); Wormeley-Lee-Montague House and Marble House (about 700 feet away); Old Middlesex County Courthouse (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbanna.
 
Also see . . .  The Society of the Lees of Virginia. (Submitted on August 1, 2010.)
 
Lansdowne image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
3. Lansdowne
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 28, 2022