Near Varina in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Outer Line of Richmond Defences
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 49.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
Location. 37° 27.314′ N, 77° 22.384′ W. Marker is near Varina, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of New Market Road (Virginia Route 5) and Battlefield Park Road, on the right when traveling east on New Market Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Harrison (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Successful Colonial Tobacco Crop (approx. ¼ mile away); Advancing On Richmond (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopeless Attacks (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Gilmer Richmond Defences (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henrico Parish Church (approx. one mile away); Galaxy (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Varina.
Also see . . . Fort Gilmer to Fort Brady. Segment of the National Park Service tour of the Richmond Battlefields. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman, U.S. Colored Troops, USCT.
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on January 7, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.