Hanover County Marker, Z-148
Formed in 1720 from New Kent, and named for the Electorate of Hanover. Patrick Henry and Henry Clay were born in this county. In it were fought the battles of Gaines's Mill, 1862, and Cold Harbor, 1864.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1946
Geographic Location: Caroline County
Physical Description of Location: Hanover, VA 23069. Located on Richmond Turnpike (Hwy 301), 2 miles north of the intersection of Richmond Turnpike (Hwy 301) and East Patrick Henry Road (Rt. 54). Marker is on the left when traveling north on Richmond Turnpike (Hwy 301).
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