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

Campaign of 1781

 
 
Campaign of 1781 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Campaign of 1781 Marker
Inscription.  Tarleton, British cavalryman, returning from his raid to Bedford, passed near here, July 1781.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number F-78.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1781.
 
Location. 37° 1.901′ N, 78° 28.472′ W. Marker is in Keysville, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street (Business U.S. 15) and Southern Drive, on the right when traveling south on King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keysville VA 23947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keysville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Southside Virginia Community College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Exploration (approx. 1.7 miles away); Four Locust Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); Charlotte County / Prince Edward County (approx. 3.6 miles
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away); Old Briery Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Joseph Morton (approx. 3.7 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keysville.
 
US 15 Business (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. US 15 Business (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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