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Bacon's Northern Force O-23 | Marker History

Bacon’s Northern Force Marker, O-23

At Piscataway, near here, the northern followers of Bacon the Rebel assembled in 1676. On July 10, 1676, an action was fought with Governor Berkeley's supporters, some of whom were killed and wounded. Several houses were burned. Passing here, the rebels marched south to the Pamunkey River, where they joined their leader, Bacon.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Essex County
Physical Description of Location: Tappahannock, VA 22560. Located on Richmond Hwy (Hwy 460), 0.5 miles west of the intersection of Richmond Hwy (Hwy 460) and State Route 620. Marker is on the right when traveling west on Richmond Hwy (Hwy 460).
GPS Location: 37.829215,-76.950292
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