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Lease Land

 
 
Lease Land Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
1. Lease Land Marker
Inscription.  
Here Fredericksburg Began
the Lease Land
John Buckner and Thomas Royston
First Settlers
May 2nd 1671       A.P.V.A

 
Erected by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA).
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1913.
 
Location. 38° 18.252′ N, 77° 27.513′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Sophia Street (Business Virginia Route 3 West) and William Street (Business Virginia Route 3 East), on the right when traveling north on Sophia Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stone Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); 1862 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Moment in Time: Circa 1925 (about 300 feet away); Inalienable Rights (about 400 feet away); Civil Rights (about 400 feet away);
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Constitutional Crisis (about 400 feet away); Center of Eighteenth Century Urban Life (about 400 feet away); Mercantile Warehouse (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Lease Land Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
2. Lease Land Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,484 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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