Near Chatham Heights in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E-45.)
Location. 38° 18.314′ N, 77° 27.02′ W. Marker is near Chatham Heights, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on King (Business Virginia Route 3) 0.1 miles east of Virginia Route 218, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chatham (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park Chatham (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beyond the Big House (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Changed Landscape (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sow…Tend…Harvest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beleaguered Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bombardment (approx. 0.4 miles away).
Regarding Fredericksburg. A 1930s or 1940s marker with this same title and number stood a bit south of here near the bridge to Fredericksburg on what was then U.S. Route 1. It read, “A settlement was made here at an early period. The town was established in 1727 and was named for Prince Frederick, father of George III.”
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,050 times since then. Last updated on August 30, 2007. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.