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Near Milford in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edmund Pendleton's Home

 
 
Edmund Pendleton's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
1. Edmund Pendleton's Home Marker
Inscription. Six miles southeast is the site of Edmundsbury, home of Edmund Pendleton. Pendleton, born September 9, 1721, was in the House of Burgesses; a delegate to the Continental Congress; chairman of the Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-6; president of the May 1776 convention and the convention that ratified the United States constitution, 1788; president of the Virginia supreme court. He died, October 26, 1803, and was buried there but was later removed to Williamsburg.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number ND 5.)
 
Location. 38° 0.546′ N, 77° 20.032′ W. Marker is near Milford, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on Richmond turnpike (U.S. 301) 0.2 miles north of Sparta Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford VA 22514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt. Col. George Armistead (1780-1818) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Milford Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Caroline County World War I Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Caroline County Courthouse
Edmund Pendleton's Home Marker on US Rte 301 (facing north). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
2. Edmund Pendleton's Home Marker on US Rte 301 (facing north).
(approx. 3 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 3 miles away); Caroline Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Caroline County, Virginia (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
Also see . . .  Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) "Caroline's Most Distinguished Son". Caroline County, Virginia. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 19 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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