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Near Farmville in Cumberland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bizarre

 
 
Bizarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
1. Bizarre Marker
Inscription. Near here is the site of Bizarre, owned in 1742 by Richard Randolph of Curles. In 1781, his grandson, John Randolph of Roanoke, took refuge at Bizarre with his mother on account of Arnold's invasion. John Randolph lived here until 1810, when he moved to Roanoke in Charlotte County.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number MJ 1.)
 
Location. 37° 18.501′ N, 78° 23.312′ W. Marker is near Farmville, Virginia, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (State Highway 45) and River Road (County Route 600), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmville VA 23901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cumberland County / Prince Edward County (a few steps from this marker); Farmville (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Farmville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Randolph House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Main Street - Mayor J. David Crute - EACO Theatre (approx. 0.6 miles away); Beulah AME Church
Bizarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
2. Bizarre Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. William W. H. Thackston (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Farmville.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 777 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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