Emporia in Greensville County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
—1781 - 1981 —
Greensville County was the home of Captain Robert Hicks, noted Indian trader; Henry Tazewell, American patriot; and John Y. Mason, Secretary of the Navy, U.S. Attorney General and Minister Plenipotentiary to France; it is the birthplace of Governor John N. Dalton.
Greensville County has 307 square miles; Emporia is the county seat.
This native stone of Greensville County was given by Trego Stone Corporation
Location. 36° 41.211′ N, 77° 32.526′ W. Marker Click for map. This memorial is located on the lawn of the Greensville County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County (a few steps from this marker); Robert Hicks (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of the 1914-1918 World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Grave of Gen. John R. Chambliss, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
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