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Alexander Spotswood

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1676

Alexander Spotswood was born

1710

Alexander Spotswood became lieutenant governor of Virginia

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Sep 05, 1716

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

1716

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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1740

Alexander Spotswood died

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