A mile north is Scotchtown, Patrick Henry's home, 1771-1777. Dolly Madison, President James Madison's wife, lived here in her girlhood. Lafayette was here in May, 1781, retreating northward before Cornwallis. Cornwallis passed here in June, 1781, moving westward.
Geographic Location: Hanover County
Physical Description of Location: Beaverdam, VA 23015. Located at the intersection of Scotchtown Road and West Patrick Henry Road (Rt. 54).
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