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.