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Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wythe’s Birthplace

 
 
Wythe’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
1. Wythe’s Birthplace Marker
Inscription.
Eight miles north George Wythe, Revolutionary Leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born, 1726.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-85.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 37° 0.484′ N, 76° 21.577′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of LaSalle Avenue (Virginia Route 167) and Kecoughtan Road, on the right when traveling south on LaSalle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Church at Kecoughtan (approx. Ľ mile away); First Battle of Ironclads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stalemate in Hampton Roads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fertile Hunting Grounds For The Indians (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Development Of Olde Wythe (approx. half a mile away); Little England Chapel (approx. half a mile away); Olde Wythe During Colonial Times (approx. 0.6 miles away); Admiral Sir George Cockburn on the Chesapeake / The War of 1812 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
Related marker.
Wythe’s Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
2. Wythe’s Birthplace Marker
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of George Wythe. Colonial Williamsburg website. (Submitted on August 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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