1775-1781On this site in September 1775 Colonel Patrick Henry established camp grounds for Virginia troops who were to rendezvous and train at Williamsburg. Several Virginia regiments left here in 1776 and 1777 to join General George Washington's army in the north. In 1777 students formed a college company with the President, Rev. James Madison, as captain. Troops camped here before the Battle of Yorktown in 1781.
|Placed By||W&M Society of Alumni|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 12:33pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 348369 N 4126288|
|Decimal Degrees||37.27083333, -76.71018333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 16.25', W 76° 42.611'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 16' 15.00" N, 76° 42' 36.66" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 350 James Blair Dr, Williamsburg VA 23186, US|
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