Hanover Court House

Hanover Court House (HM1C4S)

Location: Hanover, VA 23069 Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 45.765', W 77° 22.029'

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Erected in 1735

(Obverse)
Near here lived in 1610 Machumps, brother-in-law to King Powhatan.

Near here were born Patrick Henry and Henry Clay.

In this building on 1st December 1763 Patrick Henry lighted the torch of liberty in the Parson's Cause.(over)

Erected by Hanover Branch A.P.V.A. 1929

(Reverse)
Here in 1781 were the headquarters of Lord Cornwallis and Lt. Col. Tarleton.

Fierce battle fought here 27th May 1862.

On 13th June 1862 General Stuart passed on his ride around Gen. McClellan's army.(over)

Erected by Hanover Branch A.P.V.A. 1929
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HM NumberHM1C4S
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Year Placed1929
Placed ByAssociation for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 2:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 291487 N 4182130
Decimal Degrees37.76275000, -77.36715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.765', W 77° 22.029'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 45.90" N, 77° 22' 1.74" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13182-13188 Hanover Courthouse Rd, Hanover VA 23069, US
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