Here, before the Revolution, stood King's Tavern. The British cavalryman, Tarleton, raiding, camped here in 1781. In the same year sick and wounded French soldiers were brought to this place from Yorktown; seventy of them are buried here. Nearby is the site of the colonial church of which Archibald McRoberts was minister.
Geographic Location: Prince Edward County
Physical Description of Location: Southwest corner of intersection between Farmville Road (US 15) and State Route 133, Hampden Sydney, VA 23901. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 15.
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