Battle of Cricket Hill

Battle of Cricket Hill (HMK4D)

Location: Hudgins, VA 23076 Mathews County
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N 37° 29.156', W 76° 18.561'

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On the shore here General Andrew Lewis, commanding the Virginia forces, erected a battery facing a stockaded camp on Gwynn's Island established by Governor Lord Dunmore, July, 1776. The fire from this point, Cricket Hill, damaged the camp and the British ships and forced the evacuation of the island. A little later Dunmore put out to sea.
HM NumberHMK4D
Marker NumberN 85
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 384242 N 4149585
Decimal Degrees37.48593333, -76.30935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 29.156', W 76° 18.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 29' 9.36" N, 76° 18' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 331-1099 Cricket Hill Rd, Hudgins VA 23076, US
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