“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Scottsville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Wilson Cary Nicholas


Wilson Cary Nicholas Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Amy Martin Wilson, April 18, 2009
1. Wilson Cary Nicholas Marker
Inscription. Just to the south was Mount Warren, the home of Wilson Cary Nicholas. He served in the Continental army, represented Albemarle County in the General Assembly (1784–1789, 1794–1799), and was a delegate to the Virginia Convention of 1788 that approved the United States Constitution. Nicholas was a member of the U. S. Senate (1799-1804), served in the House of Representatives (1807-1809), and was governor of Virginia (1814-1816). A close personal friend and political ally of Thomas Jefferson, Nicholas is buried at Monticello.
Erected 2007 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number GA-45.)
Location. 37° 46.584′ N, 78° 33.3′ W. Marker is near Scottsville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on James River Road (Virginia Route 742) 0.2 miles east of Warren Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville VA 24590, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Glebe (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ballenger Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hatton Ferry (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ferries In Virginia/TheHatton Ferry/Heritage
Wilson Cary Nicholas Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Amy Martin Wilson, April 18, 2009
2. Wilson Cary Nicholas Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Hurricane Camille (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Hatton Ferry (approx. 3.6 miles away); Historic Scottsville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Scottsville Confederate Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scottsville.
Also see . . .
1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Nicholas, Wilson Cary, (1761 - 1820). (Submitted on May 28, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. National Governors Association - Virginia Governor Wilson Cary Nicholas. (Submitted on October 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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