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

Stratford Hall

 
 
Stratford Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
1. Stratford Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Stratford Hall
Has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1961

 
Erected 1961 by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 38° 8.779′ N, 76° 50.837′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Stratford Hall Road (VA Highway 214), on the left when traveling east. The marker is on the grounds of Stratford Hall Plantation, the birthplace of Robert E. Lee. This historic site is open to the public, for a fee. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford VA 22558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
The Gate House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
2. The Gate House
as the crow flies. To Keep in Perpetual Remembrance the Name of Thomas Lee (here, next to this marker); Burrell Eskridge and His Son Vernon Eskridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oval Site (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Stratford Hall (approx. half a mile away); Slave Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clifts Plantation Burial Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clifts Plantation Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stratford and Chantilly (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stratford.
 
Also see . . .  Stratford Hall. (Submitted on August 15, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
 
Stratford Hall image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
3. Stratford Hall
Gardens at Stratford Hall image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
4. Gardens at Stratford Hall
The Stables at Stratford Hall image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
5. The Stables at Stratford Hall
Stratford Hall Sign at Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
6. Stratford Hall Sign at Entrance
A Second Stratford Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 2, 2010
7. A Second Stratford Hall Marker
Located near the gift shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 713 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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