Manufacturer: Shenango China
User: Westmoreland Club
Date of plate: 1920s – early 1950s
Notes: Robert E. Lee was born in Westmoreland County, VA and the squirrel is part of his crest. According to the Virginia Commonwealth University archives, the Westmoreland Club, located at Sixth & Grace Street, Richmond, VA, was "one of the oldest and most exclusive in the South," limiting his membership to 450 resident and 250 non-resident members."
As of 2007, the club remains in existence, but is now located at 401 Franklin Street, having merged with the Commonwealth Club in 1937. Click here to see the Commonwealth Club website.