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Westmoreland Association J-68 | Marker History

Westmoreland Association Marker, J-68

At Leedstown, seven miles south, an association was formed to resist the enforcement of the Stamp Act, February 27, 1766. The resolutions, drafted by the Revolutionary leader, Richard Henry Lee, were one of the first protests against the Stamp Act and influenced public opinion in all the Colonies.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1940
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 2638-2770 Kings Highway (Virginia 3), .15 miles east of intersection with State Route 639, Colonial Beach, VA 22443.
GPS Location: 38.1829271640,-76.9999717750
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