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Near Halifax in Halifax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Minister Who Married Lincoln
 
Minister Who Married Lincoln Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Minister Who Married Lincoln Marker
 
Inscription. Here lived Rev. Charles A. Dresser, rector of Antrim Parish and builder of St. Mark's Church, 1828. Dresser left this parish in 1835 for Peoria, Illinois, whence he moved to Springfield. There he married Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd, November 4, 1842.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number R 80.)
 
Location. 36° 44.491′ N, 78° 55.352′ W. Marker is near Halifax, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of Halifax Road (U.S. 501) and Greens Folly Road (Virginia Route 654), on the right when traveling north on Halifax Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax VA 24558, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Green's Folly (here, next to this marker); History of Halifax (approx. 1.7 miles away); Halifax County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Halifax Court House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Halifax County War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mary M. Bethune High School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Washington-Coleman Elementary School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mizpah Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Halifax.
 
Halifax Rd & Greens Folly Rd Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. Halifax Rd & Greens Folly Rd
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 439 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
 
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