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Chatham Heights in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chatham

 
 
Chatham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 14, 2007
1. Chatham Marker
Inscription. Here is Chatham, built about 1750 by William Fitzhugh. Here Robert E. Lee came to court his wife. In the battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862, the house was occupied by General Sumner. It was General Hooker’s headquarters for a time, 1863.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-60.)
 
Location. 38° 18.313′ N, 77° 27.13′ W. Marker is in Chatham Heights, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on Virginia Route 3 0 miles east of Chatham Heights Road (County Route 212), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fredericksburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Chatham (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beyond the Big House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln's Review (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Beleaguered Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bombardment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pontoon Bridges (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham Heights.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on Rt. 3 image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 14, 2007
2. Marker on Rt. 3
 Chatham. (Submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Chatham image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 14, 2007
3. Chatham
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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