Richard Bland

Richard Bland (HMCAU)

Location: Hopewell, VA 23860
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.347', W 77° 13.364'

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Richard Bland (1710-1776), statesman and son of Richard and Elizabeth Randolph Bland of Jordan's Point, represented Prince George County in the House of Burgesses from 1742 to 1776. Between the 1750s and 1774, Bland played a leading role through newspaper articles, public letters, and pamphlets in arguing for Virginia control of its internal political and economic affairs. He was a Virginia delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses and elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1776. Bland died in Williamsburg on 26 Oct. 1776. He was buried in a nearby family cemetery at Jordan's Point.
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HM NumberHMCAU
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Marker NumberK 323
Year Placed2005
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 303011 N 4131111
Decimal Degrees37.30578333, -77.22273333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.347', W 77° 13.364'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 20.82" N, 77° 13' 21.84" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-629 Jordan Point Rd, Hopewell VA 23860, US
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Marker can be seen on Google Maps near the southern junction of Jordan Point Road (156) and Jordan Parkway. Appears in good condition.

Oct 17, 2016 at 9:01am PDT by funkydoowopper

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