Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lee’s Woods Historic Trail
Leesylvania State Park
Leesylvania State Park lies on a small peninsula on the Potomac, rich with American history. This moderate hike loops through fascinating historical ground, including the Fairfax and Lee family homesteads. The easy-to-follow interpretive loop passes by an old cemetery and gardens. Where the trail loops out to Free Stone Point, you’ll be standing where confederate forces commanded a battery of 32-pound cannons. Don’t forget your camera! Learn more about this trail online at: www.exploreyoursparks.com.
Follow in the footsteps of the Lee and Fairfax families to the Potomac on this historic hike. You’ll pass homesteads, a cemetery and historic gardens.
Total Miles: 2 Miles
Total Elevation: 125’
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 35.473′ N, 77° 14.882′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William CountyTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 Daniel K Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge VA 22191, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freestone Point Earthworks (a few steps from this marker); "Light Horse Harry" Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); "A Pacific Paradise on the Potomac" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Freestone Point Hunt Club (within shouting distance of this marker); "At the Point of Rock" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swimming in Bounty (about 600 feet away); Iron Pulley Wheel (about 600 feet away); The Freestone Fisheries (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
Also see . . .
1. Leesylvania State Park. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (Submitted on September 26, 2016.)
2. American Hiking Association. (Submitted on September 26, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.