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Home of Signer Marker, OC-26

Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence, lived at West Point 1777-1786 after fire destroyed his plantation Chericoke, upriver on the Pamunkey. The town house no longer stands. From West Point Braxton channeled war goods to Patriot troops.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1976
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: King William County
Physical Description of Location: West Point, VA 23181. Located on 14th Street (Rt. 33), less than 1/5 of a mile west of the junction of 14th Street (Rt. 33) and King William Road (Rt. 30). Marker is on the left when traveling west on 14th Street (Rt. 33).
GPS Location: 37.536571,-76.799801
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