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Point of Fork F-50 | Marker History

Point of Fork Marker, F-50

Four miles southeast is Point of Fork, near which an Indian village stood in 1607. In the Revolution a state arsenal was there. In June, 1781, Simcoe, sent by Cornwallis with a small force to destroy the stores there, succeeded in making Baron Steuben, the American commander, believe the whole British army to be near. Steuben retreated, leaving the stores to be destroyed.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1930
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Fluvanna County
Physical Description of Location: Bremo Bluff, VA 23022. Located at the intersection of James Madison Hwy (Hwy 15) and Route 6.
GPS Location: 37.782133,-78.234882
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