Near Greenwood in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 38° 1.95′ N, 78° 46.194′ W. Marker is near Greenwood, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Rockfish Gap Turnpike (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Chiswell Dabney Langhorne, a Confederate officer in the Civil War made his fortune in the 1890s as contractor to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and purchased Mirador as a country retreat. 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 Workers’ Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Nelson County / Albemarle County (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Rothwell Family ... / Elisha Wm. Robertson ... (approx. 3.6 miles away); Staunton and James River Turnpike (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwood.
Also see . . . Chiswell Dabney Langhorne and His Dynamic Daughters (Submitted on July 4, 2007.)
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