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Near Hopewell in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Evergreen

 
 
Evergreen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 29, 2009
1. Evergreen Marker
Inscription.
Evergreen
Birthplace of
Edmund Ruffin
Southerner

Father of Agricultural
Chemistry in America
1794-1865

 
Erected 1961.
 
Location. 37° 17.095′ N, 77° 14.331′ W. Marker is near Hopewell, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is at the intersection of Ruffin Road (Virginia Route 644) and James River Drive (Virginia Route 10), on the left when traveling north on Ruffin Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopewell VA 23860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Bland (approx. 1.7 miles away); Samuel Jordan of Jordan's Journey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Merchant's Hope Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); City Pointís Wiseman Family (approx. 2.8 miles away); City Point Defenses (approx. 2.8 miles away); U.S. Government Bakery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Women At City Point (approx. 2.8 miles away); Union Fort (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hopewell.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edmund Ruffin (1794–1865). CivilWar@Smithsonian (Submitted on November 30, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Evergreen (pdf file)
Ruffin Road & James River Drive image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 29, 2009
2. Ruffin Road & James River Drive
. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on November 30, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureAntebellum South, USNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
Edmund Ruffin, agricultural reformer image. Click for full size.
circa 1861
3. Edmund Ruffin, agricultural reformer
Library of Congress [LC-BH83- 969]
Edmund Ruffin, Southern firebrand image. Click for full size.
circa 1861
4. Edmund Ruffin, Southern firebrand
National Archives [530493]
Evergreen image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
5. Evergreen
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 991 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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