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

Cornwallis’s Route

 
 
Cornwallis's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 28, 2007
1. Cornwallis's Route Marker
Inscription. Lord Cornwallis, marching northward in pursuit of Lafayette’s American force, camped near here, May 30, 1781. He entered this road from the east on his way from Hanover Town to the North Anna at Chesterfield Ford (Telegraph Bridge).
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number ND-9.)
 
Location. 37° 44.827′ N, 77° 21.554′ W. Marker is near Hanover, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Hanover Courthouse Road (U.S. 301) 0.2 miles south of Courtland Farm Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover VA 23069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Henry Smyth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Colonial River Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hanover Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hanover Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hanover Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); Patrick Henry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hanover Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hanover Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker along Hanover Courthouse Road (US 301) image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 28, 2007
2. Marker along Hanover Courthouse Road (US 301)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,184 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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