New Kent County - Four Centuries of History 

Letitia Christian Tyler - First Lady




Letitia Christian Tyler was born at Cedar Grove Plantation in New Kent County.  On March 29, 1813 she married John Tyler and followed her husband during his political years, even after she crippled in 1839.  She died on September 10, 1842 in the White House and was buried at Cedar Grove in a small family cemetery.


Biography of Letitia Christian Tyler
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Captain John Smith Capture and Travels 1607-08  Driving Tour

Washington Rochambeau Route to Victory 1781
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Lafayette and Cornwallis 1781
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James Lafayette - Spy of the American Revolution

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington - First First Lady of the United States

Letitia Christian Tyler - First Lady

JEB Stuartís Ride Around the Union Army 1862
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Green v School Board of New Kent County 1968


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