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Near Williamsburg in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vineyard Tract

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
1. Vineyard Tract Marker
Inscription.  Here was an experimental farm for the culture of grapes established by the Virginia government in 1769. On this tract stood a hospital of the French-American army, 1781.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-46.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 37° 15.914′ N, 76° 40.033′ W. Marker was near Williamsburg, Virginia, in York County. Marker was on Penniman Road (Virginia Route 641) east of Vineyard Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1012 Penniman Rd, Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Vineyard Tract (here, next to this marker); Fort Magruder (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Magruder (about 500 feet away); Magruder’s Defenses
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By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
2. Vineyard Tract Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Battle of Williamsburg (approx. half a mile away); Quarterpath Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peninsula Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Williamsburg (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 18, 2021