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Cornwallis's Route ND-9 | Marker History

Cornwallis’s Route Marker, ND-9

Lord Cornwallis, marching northward in pursuit of Lafayette's American force, camped near here, May 30, 1781. He entered this road from the east on his way from Hanover Town to the North Anna at Chesterfield Ford (Telegraph Bridge).

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1934
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Hanover County
Physical Description of Location: Beaverdam, VA 23069. Located on Hanover Lighthouse Road (Hwy 301), 1.5 miles south of the junction of Hanover Lighthouse Road (Hwy 301) and East Patrick Henry Road. Marker is on the right when traveling south on Hanover Lighthouse Road (Hwy 301).
GPS Location: 37.7471053890,-77.3592467150
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