Near Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-9.)
Location. 37° 19.919′ N, 77° 6.448′ W. Marker is near Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker is at the intersection of John Tyler Memorial Highway (Virginia Route 5) and Wilcox Wharf Road (Virginia Route 618), on the right when traveling east on John Tyler Memorial Highway. Touch for map. 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. Swineyards - Willcox Wharf (here, Captain John Smith’s Trail on the James (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Captain John Smith’s Trail on the James (approx. one mile away); Wilcox’s Landing (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 1.1 miles away); Greenway (approx. 1½ miles away); Eye Witness to a Revolution (approx. 2 miles away); Shifting Ground (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
Also see . . . Crossing of the James. The Army Quartermaster Corps offers this discussion of the logistical aspects of the crossing. (Submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,427 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.