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Near Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Drewry’s Bluff

 
 
Drewry's Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
1. Drewry's Bluff Marker
Inscription. A mile east is Drewry's Bluff, James River fortification of Richmond, 1862-1865. Earthworks remain.
 
Erected 1934 by Commission on Conservation and Development. (Marker Number S 15.)
 
Location. 37° 25.626′ N, 77° 26.339′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) and Gwynn Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23237, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Drewry’s Bluff (a few steps from this marker); Falling Creek Iron Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Route 1 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Village of Bensley (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Historic Route 1 (approx. ¾ mile away); Falling Creek Stone Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Historic Village of Bensley (approx. ¾ mile away); Cultural History (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Drewry's Bluff (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Drewry's Bluff Marker on Jeff Davis Highway image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 9, 2009
2. Drewry's Bluff Marker on Jeff Davis Highway
 

2. Civil War Richmond. Information about Drewry's Bluff near Richmond, VA during the Civil War. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Richmond National Battlefield Park. Drewry's Bluff (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 758 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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