Osborne Landing

Osborne Landing (HMAMU)

Location: Richmond, VA 23231
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 24.076', W 77° 23.193'

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Osborne Landing was located near here along the north bank of the James River across from the Village of Osborne in Chesterfield County. Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries a ferry operated nearby and the landing was a regular stopping point for commercial vessels until around World War I. The Osborne Turnpike, which connected here with its south of the James segment, was among the earliest artificial roads in the United States. It remained the shortest route from Richmond to Petersburg until 1824, when the Manchester and Petersburg Turnpike was completed. Near here also was the site of the Revolutionary Naval Battle of April 27, 1781 between British General Benedict Arnold and American troops.
Marker NumberHC-25
Year Placed2007
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 8:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288759 N 4142060
Decimal Degrees37.40126667, -77.38655000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.076', W 77° 23.193'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 4.56" N, 77° 23' 11.58" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9530 Osborne Turnpike, Richmond VA 23231, US
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