Blog Photo ..Pohlig Brothers box factory where my Grandmother worked ages ago. Today the building has been turned into apartments. Richmond Va.

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Sunday, October 4, 2009

The Cross at Cape Henry

This cross commemorates the site where a wooden cross was placed by English Settlers when they landed in Virginia in 1607.  George Percy one of the early settlers set up a Cross on April 29, 1607 on Chesupioc Bay and named it Cape Henry.
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September 5th, 1781. For over 2 hours,   two warfleets exchanged cannon fire.  Admiral deGrasse who was comander of French fleet was sent to support  General George Washington . This sea battle which trapped Cornwallis  at Yorktown,  secured Americas  independence.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you Besty for stopping by and leaving your sweet comments. Yes, Winston Wiggins has stolen my do they do that?
    I will put you on my blog roll as well... keep in touch, cause I will.
    I see you travel and take some lovely pictures.


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