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Amelia Court House in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marion Harland

(12 Dec. 1830-3 June, 1922)

 
 
Marion Harland Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Marion Harland Marker
Inscription. Born Mary Virginia Hawes at Dennisville about eight miles south, Harland was a prolific author, producing a syndicated newspaper column for women, many short stories, 25 novels, 25 volumes on domestic life, and 12 books on travel, biography, and Virginia history. Her Common Sense in the Household (1871) was the best-selling cookbook in America for more than fifty years, until the Fannie Farmer Cookbook and the Settlement Cookbook became popular after World War I.
 
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number M 28.)
 
Location. 37° 20.472′ N, 77° 58.888′ W. Marker is in Amelia Court House, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Virginia Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amelia Court House VA 23002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Branch Giles (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil (a few steps from this marker); Amelia Court House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lamkin’s Battery
Virginia Street & Church Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Virginia Street & Church Street
(about 500 feet away); Lee's Retreat (approx. 0.2 miles away); Russell Grove Presbyterian Church and School (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Amelia Court House.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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