At a public meeting here, on June 22, 1774, resolutions of Richard Henry Lee offering aid to Boston, whose port had been closed by the British government, were adopted. Here, on May 23, 1775, the Westmoreland Committee of Safety passed resolutions denouncing the royal governor, Lord Dunmore, for seizing the colony's powder supply at Williamsburg.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 15804 Kings Highway (Virginia 3), in front of old courthouse, Montross, VA 22520. Marker is on left when traveling east on Virginia 3.
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