Stratford in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Has been designated a
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
National Park Service
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow fliesTo 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); American Indians at Stratford (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slave Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Slave Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clifts Plantation Burial Ground (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..)
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