Near Greenwood in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1995 by the Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-164.)
Location. 38° 1.698′ N, 78° 47.383′ W. Marker is near Greenwood, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Rockfish Gap Turnpike (U.S. 250) east of Plank Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood VA 22943, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mirador (approx. 1.1 miles away); VDOT Workersí Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nelson County / Albemarle County (approx. 2.5 miles away); Flight of Richard C. duPont (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rockfish Gap Meeting (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwood.
More about this marker. The Mirador mansion is almost a mile east of this marker on the north side of the highway. A private marker the same size and shape as this marker, but mounted low to the ground, is at the entrance.
Regarding Mirador. Lady Astor was elected the first woman member of the British Parliament in the United Kingdom.
Also see . . .
1. Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor. Wikipedia entry.
2. Gibson-Girls. “Charles Dana Gibsonís elegant drawings captured the spirit of an age.”
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Events • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 7,419 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.