George's Tavern Crossroads

George's Tavern Crossroads (HMC1K)

Location: Goochland, VA 23063 Goochland County
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N 37° 44.13', W 78° 3.259'

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In 1792 Captain William George (1760-1827), a veteran of the Revolutionary War, established near this site on River Road an ordinary which stood until about 1900. During the campaign of 1781, General Von Steuben crossed the James River at Cartersville, passing through on his way to meet General Lafayette, who was camped in Louisa County. On 23 February 1782, after visiting Jefferson at Monticello, General Rochambeau passed the future site of George's Tavern on his way to Tuckahoe. Taverns and ordinaries were welcome places for rest and refreshment along stage roads every ten to twelve miles.
HM NumberHMC1K
Marker NumberSA 51
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 759578 N 4180554
Decimal Degrees37.73550000, -78.05431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.13', W 78° 3.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 7.80" N, 78° 3' 15.54" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5281 River Rd W, Goochland VA 23063, US
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