Stratford in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Has been designated a
Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States
National Park Service
Erected 1961 by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 8.779′ N, 76° 50.837′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Stratford Hall Road (VA Highway 214), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of Stratford Hall Plantation, the birthplace of Robert E. Lee. This historic site is open to the public, for a fee. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford VA 22558, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To Keep in Perpetual Remembrance the Name of Thomas Lee (here, next to this marker); Burrell Eskridge and His Son Vernon Eskridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a Oval Site (approx. half a mile away); Slave Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clifts Plantation Burial Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clifts Plantation Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stratford and Chantilly (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Stratford Cliffs (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stratford.
Also see . . . Stratford Hall. (Submitted on August 15, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.