Derwent (HMC1A)

Location: Powhatan, VA 23139 Powhatan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 29.922', W 78° 4.05'

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Ten miles north is "Derwent", where Robert E. Lee lived in the summer of 1865 as the guest of Mrs. E. R. Cocke. Lee arrived at "Derwent" early in July. While there he was offered the presidency of Washington College, Lexington, which he accepted on August 24, 1865. On September 15, he left "Derwent" for Lexington.
HM NumberHMC1A
Marker NumberO 30
Year Placed1931
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 759237 N 4154237
Decimal Degrees37.49870000, -78.06750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 29.922', W 78° 4.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 29' 55.32" N, 78° 4' 3.00" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5907-5925 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan VA 23139, US
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