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Stratford and Chantilly J-76 | Marker History

Stratford and Chantilly Marker, J-76

Two miles east of Stratford, built about 1725 by Thomas Lee (1690-1750), President of the Virginia Council and father of Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, both signers of the Declaration of Independence. Here also was born Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870). Three miles east of Stratford stood Chantilly the home of Richard Henry Lee in his later years.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1971
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: Kings Highway (Virginia 3), 100 feet west of top of T intersection with Stratford Hall Road (Virginia 214), Montross, VA 22520. Marker is on right when traveling east on Virginia 3.
GPS Location: 38.1425239670,-76.8675511890
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