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Alexander Spotswood was born


Alexander Spotswood became lieutenant governor of Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1710

Sep 05, 1716

Alexander Spotswood reached the crest of the Allegheny Mountains and claimed the land for King George I of Great Britain


Gov. Alexander Spotswood crossed the Blue Ridge Mountains by way of Swift Run Gap, claiming the Shenandoah Valley for England and awarding golden horseshoes to his companions

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Alexander Spotswood died

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