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

To Gwynn's Island

 
 
To Gwynn's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
1. To Gwynn's Island Marker
Inscription. Two miles east is Toddsbury, home of the Todd family, built in 1722. Farther east, in Mathews County, are the old homes, Green Plains, Auburn, and Midlothian. Some miles beyond them is Gwynn's Island, where General Andrew Lewis drove the last royal governor, Lord Dunmore, from Virginia soil, July, 1776.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number NA 3.)
 
Location. 37° 24.74′ N, 76° 31.198′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is at the intersection of John Clayton Memorail Highway (Virginia Route 3) and Main Street (Virginia Route 14), on the right when traveling north on John Clayton Memorail Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ware Church (here, next to this marker); Thomas Calhoun Walker (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pvt. James Daniel Gardner (approx. half a mile away); Gloucester in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); Court House (approx. half a mile away); In Memoriam John Clayton
John Clayton Memorial Hwy (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
2. John Clayton Memorial Hwy (facing north)
(approx. half a mile away); Werowocomoco (approx. half a mile away); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
John Clayton Memorial Hwy & Main St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
3. John Clayton Memorial Hwy & Main St
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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