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Toano in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

State Shipyard

 
 
State Shipyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
1. State Shipyard Marker
Inscription. On this road five miles west was the State shipyard on Chickahominy River, burned by the British General Phillips on April 21-22, 1781.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W 31.)
 
Location. 37° 22.912′ N, 76° 48.383′ W. Marker is in Toano, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is at the intersection of Forge Road and Richmond Road (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east on Forge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toano VA 23168, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burnt Ordinary ( a few steps from this marker); Chickahominy Church ( approx. mile away); Hickory Neck Church ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Olive Branch Christian Church ( approx. 1.2 miles away); White Hall Tavern ( approx. 1.3 miles away); New Kent Road ( approx. 2.5 miles away); James City County / York County ( approx. 3.4 miles away); Six-Mile Ordinary ( approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toano.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
State Shipyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
2. State Shipyard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 740 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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