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Rosegill OC-35 | Marker History

Rosegill Marker, OC-35

A short distance east is Rosegill. The house was built about 1650 by the first Ralph Wormeley; it became the summer home of the colonial governors, Sir Henry Chicheley and Lord Howard of Effingham. In 1776, the owner, the fifth Ralph Wormeley, was put under restraint as a Tory. In 1781, Rosegill was plundered by British privateersmen.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1930
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Middlesex County
Physical Description of Location: Urbanna Road (Route 227), Saluda, VA 23149. Marker is on right when traveling north on Route 227, prior to crossing Urbanna creek.
GPS Location: 37.626676,-76.569837
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