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Richard Henry Lee's Grave JT-6 | Marker History

Richard Henry Lee’s Grave Marker, JT-6

A mile and a half north, in the Lee burying ground, is the grave of Richard Henry Lee, who died, June 19, 1794. Lee was one of the first leaders of the American Revolution. On June 7, 1776, he introduced a resolution in the Continental Congress for a declaration of independence, and argued for it, June 7-10. The declaration was signed, July 4, 1776.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1959
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: Top of T intersection between Cople Highway (Virginia 202) and Coles Point Road (State Route 612), Kinsale, VA 22488. Marker is on right when traveling east on Virginia 202.
GPS Location: 38.0700726420,-76.6466017260
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