Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. Benjamin Harrison, V
December 13, 1730
April 24, 1791
Singer of the
Declaration of Independence
Virginia House of Burgesses
Federal Constitutional Convention
Thrice governor of Virginia
Father and great-grandfather of two
Presidents of the United States
Erected 1972 by
Daughters of the American Colonists
Erected 1972 by Virginia Sociey Daughters of the American Colonists.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
Location. 37° 18.881′ N, 77° 10.712′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker can be reached from Harrison Landing Road 0.9 miles south of Westover Road (Virginia Route 633), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Follow left trail located behind Berkeley Plantation to the Taps Monument. From here turn left and take trail to the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City VA 23030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Origin of Taps (about Capt. John Woodliffe (about 600 feet away); First Official Thanksgiving (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berkeley and Harrison's Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); Herring Creek (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stuart's Ride (approx. 1.2 miles away); First English Thanksgiving in Virginia (approx. 1.3 miles away); Berkeley Plantation or Harrison's Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
Also see . . . The Society of the Decendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on August 13, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Politics •
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