On this road, five miles south, is Green Spring, home of Governor Sir William Berkeley. Bacon the Rebel occupied it in 1676. Cornwallis, after moving from Williamsburg by this road on July 4, 1781, was attacked by Lafayette near Green Spring on July 6, 1781. Anthony Wayne was the hero of this fight.
Geographic Location: James City County
Physical Description of Location: Williamsburg, VA 23188. Located on Richmond Road (Hwy 60), 0.25 miles north of the intersection of Richmond Road (Hwy 60) and Humelsine Pkwy (Rt. 199). Marker is on the left when traveling north on Richmond Road (Hwy 60).
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