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

Green Spring

 
 
Green Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
1. Green Spring Marker
Inscription. On this road, five miles south, is Green Spring, home of Governor Sir William Berkeley. Bacon the Rebel occupied it in 1676. Cornwallis, after moving from Williamsburg by this road on July 4, 1781, was attacked by Lafayette near Green Spring on July 6, 1781. Anthony Wayne was the hero of this fight.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number W 36.)
 
Location. 37° 20.36′ N, 76° 45.256′ 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. Spencer's Ordinary (here, next to this marker); Six-Mile Ordinary (a few steps from 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
Green Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Susan Dumler, September 8, 2010
2. Green Spring Marker
(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. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Six-Mile Ordinary, Spencer's Ordinary, and Green Spring Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 13, 2009
3. 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 708 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 10, 2010, by Susan Dumler of Mechanicsville, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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