Near Rice in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1989 by Virginia Historic Landmark Commission. (Marker Number F 73.)
Location. 37° 16.517′ N, 78° 19.404′ W. Marker is near Rice, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of Prince Edward Highway (U.S. 460) and County Route 640, on the right when traveling west on Prince Edward Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rice VA 23966, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cavalry Battle at High Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cavalry Battle at High Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Rice’s Depot (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also Rice’s Depot (approx. 1.8 miles away); Action at High Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Sailor's Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); African-Americans at High Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Paradise (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rice.
Also see . . .
1. Lee's Retreat. Map and tour guide to key locations along the retreat route. (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. High Bridge over the Appomattox River. Wikipedia entry. “Rebuilt after the Civil War to its former dimensions, the 21-span structure was 2,400 feet (730 m) long at a maximum height of 160 feet (49 m) above the Appomattox River Valley. Its owner, Norfolk and Southern, has abandoned the corridor, gifting 33 miles of the line to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. (Submitted on April 28, 2012.)
1. High Bridge has opened to the public.
A foot trail along the High Bridge Trail takes visitors
— Submitted April 26, 2012, by Bruce RInehart of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
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