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

Campaign of 1781

 
 
Campaign of 1781 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Campaign of 1781 Marker
Inscription. Steuben, both on his retreat from Simcoe and on his return north to join Lafayette, passed near here, June, 1781.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number O-44.)
 
Location. 37° 28.631′ N, 78° 16.913′ W. Marker is near Cumberland, Virginia, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Anderson Highway (U.S. 60) and Cumberland Road (Virginia Route 45), on the right when traveling east on Anderson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland VA 23040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson Davis (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Call For Independence (approx. 2.5 miles away); Cumberland County Court House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Buckingham County / Cumberland County (approx. 3.9 miles away); Robert Bolling (approx. 6.8 miles away); Cumberland County / Powhatan County (approx. 8.6 miles away); James F. Lipscomb (approx. 9.7 miles away); Millbrook (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Campaign of 1781 Marker on Rte 60 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. Campaign of 1781 Marker on Rte 60 (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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