Here at the then thriving port of Leedstown on February 27, 1766, ten years before the Declaration of Independence, the Leedstown Resolutions (or Westmoreland Association) were drawn. This association, a protest against the Stamp Act and a pledge of mutual aid in event of its execution, was signed by 115 men from Westmoreland and surrounding counties.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 1901-1999 Leedstown Road (State Route 637), along Rappahannock River, Colonial Beach, VA 22443.
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