White Stone in Lancaster County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The War of 1812/Capture of the Dolphin
Erected 2013 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number J-107.)
Location. 37° 38.285′ N, 76° 24.541′ W. Marker is in White Stone, Virginia, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Mary Ball Road (Virginia Route 3) just north of the Robert O. Norris Jr. Bridge, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Stone VA 22578, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 69 Slaves Escape to Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Albert Terry Wright (approx. 0.6 miles away); A. T. Wright High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Irvington World War I Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Christ Church Lancaster (approx. 3 miles away); Corotoman (approx. 3.1 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dr. Copter — Flying Medicine to Tangier (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Stone.
More about this marker. While the date on the marker is 2010, it was not installed until December 2013. There is a short parking area along both sides of the roadway.
Also see . . . Historical societies to dedicate Lancasterís War of 1812 marker. This article appeared in the online version of the Rappahannock Record, shortly before the marker was dedicated. (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on June 23, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 4. submitted on July 27, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.