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Richard Henry Lee's Grave

Cople Hwy, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 4' 12.261504", -76° 38' 47.766228"
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A mile and a half north, in the Lee burying ground, is the grave of Richard Henry Lee, who died, June 19, 1794. Lee was one of the first leaders of the American Revolution . On June 7, 1776, he introduced a resolution in the Continental Congress for a declaration of independence, and argued for it, June 7-10. The declaration was signed, July 4, 1776.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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