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

Taylor's Ferry

 
 
Taylor's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Taylor's Ferry Marker
Inscription. Seven miles south. There a detachment of Virginia militia crossed the Roanoke River in February, 1781, on the way to join Greene in North Carolina. There Baron Steuben, commanding the forces in Virginia, had a depot of supplies.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number UL-5.)
 
Location. 36° 39.768′ N, 78° 24.368′ W. Marker is in Boydton, Virginia, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58) 0.1 miles east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boydton VA 23917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Randolph-Macon College (here, next to this marker); A Revolutionary Soldier (a few steps from this marker); Boydton and Petersburg Plank Road (a few steps from this marker); Boydton Academic and Bible Institute (a few steps from this marker); Mecklenburg County Confederate Monument (approx. one mile away); Boydton (approx. one mile away); Boyd Tavern (approx. one mile away); Boydton Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boydton.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
US Rt 58 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. US Rt 58 (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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