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

Spencer's Ordinary

 
 
Spencer's Ordinary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
1. Spencer's Ordinary Marker
Inscription. On this road, four miles south, the action of Spencer's Ordinary was fought, June 24, 1781, between detachments from Lafayette's and Cornwallis's armies.
 
Erected 1950 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W-35.)
 
Location. 37° 20.363′ N, 76° 45.258′ W. Marker is near Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road (U.S. 60) and Lightfoot Road (County Route 646), on the right when traveling south on Richmond Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23188, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Six-Mile Ordinary (here, next to this marker); Green Spring (here, next to this marker); James City County / York County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hot Water / Centerville (approx. 2.5 miles away); Olive Branch Christian Church (approx. 3 miles away); Washington–Rochambeau Route (approx. 3.1 miles away); Eastern State Hospital (approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named Eastern State Hospital (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Six-Mile Ordinary, Spencer's Ordinary, and Green Spring Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
2. Six-Mile Ordinary, Spencer's Ordinary, and Green Spring Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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