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

Vineyard Tract

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
1. Vineyard Tract Marker
Inscription. Here was an experimental farm for the culture of grapes established by the Virginia government in 1769. On this tract stood a hospital of the French-American army, 1781.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-46.)
 
Location. 37° 15.914′ N, 76° 40.033′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Penniman Road (Virginia Route 641) east of Vineyard Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Magruder (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Magruder (about 500 feet away); Magruderís Defenses (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Williamsburg (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Williamsburg (approx. half a mile away); Quarterpath Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peninsula Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); History of Fort Magruder (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. AgricultureColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Vineyard Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
2. Vineyard Tract Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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