Leedstown in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1962 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number JT-15.)
Location. 38° 6.699′ N, 77° 0.051′ W. Marker is in Leedstown, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Leedstown Road (Route 637) west of Resolutions Road (County Route 641), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pissaseck Indians (here, next to this marker); John Pratt Hungerford (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Settlement (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vauter's Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Portobacco Indians (approx. 4½ miles away); Westmoreland Association (approx. History at Oak Grove (approx. 4.9 miles away); George Washington’s Birthplace (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leedstown.
Also see . . . Leedstown, Virginia, and the Leedstown Resolves. “Leedstown is located on the Rappahannock River in Westmoreland County, Virginia. From this now sleepy community on the Rappahannock River began the spark of independence from England and a revolution not seen since against taxation. The revolt was against the Stamp Act formulated by the sovereign George the Third, King of Great Britain.” (Submitted on September 1, 2009.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 936 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.