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Dinwiddie in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Scott's Law Office

 
 
Scott's Law Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Scott's Law Office Marker
Inscription. Just to the west stands the law office occupied in early life by Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, commander of the United States Army, 1841-1861. Scott, born near here, June 13, 1786, was admitted to the bar in 1806 and entered the army in 1808. He died, May 29, 1866.
 
Erected 1947 by Virgninia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number S 45.)
 
Location. 37° 4.655′ N, 77° 35.327′ W. Marker is in Dinwiddie, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Sycamore Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dinwiddie VA 23841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dinwiddie Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Dinwiddie Court House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Education in Dinwiddie County (about 400 feet away); Battle of Dinwiddie Court House (about 500 feet away); The War of 1812 / Winfield Scott (about 700 feet away); Vaughan Road (approx. half a mile away); Chamberlain's Bed
Scott's Law Office Marker south of Diwiddie Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Scott's Law Office Marker south of Diwiddie Courthouse.
(approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Dinwiddie.
 
Also see . . .  Congressional Gold Medal. Winfield Scott (Submitted on April 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Persons
 
Gen. Winfield Scott, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865. <i>National Archives 528333</i> image. Click for full size.
By Matthew Brady
3. Gen. Winfield Scott, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865. National Archives 528333
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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