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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Calvin Coolidge

 
 
Calvin Coolidge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 21, 2010
1. Calvin Coolidge Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated October 19, 1928
by
Calvin Coolidge
President of
the United States

To commemorate
the beginning of work on the
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania
National Battlefields Memorial,
authorized by act of Congress
approved February 14, 1927,
and embracing the Battlefields
of
Fredericksburg Spotsylvania
The Wilderness Chancellorsville
Salem Church.

On these fields more then one hundred thousand
men fell in battle

Erected by the National Battlefield
Park Association
of
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.

 
Erected 1928 by National Battlefield Park Association of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.
 
Location. 38° 17.285′ N, 77° 28.522′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Drive and Lafayette Boulevard (U.S. 7) on Lee Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fredericksburg from Lee's Hill, December, 1862 (approx. mile away); Lee's Command Post
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefields image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 21, 2010
2. Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefields
(approx. mile away); Near Disaster (approx. mile away); The Pioneers (approx. mile away); The Second Battle of Fredericksburg (approx. mile away); Artillery on Lee's Hill (approx. mile away); Lee's Hill, the commander's lookout (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. (Submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 763 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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