Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number M 33.)
Location. 37° 17.484′ N, 78° 22.736′ W. Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on Johnston Drive 0.1 miles south of Longwood Avenue, on the right when traveling south. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Longwood (a few steps from this marker); Longwood College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Longwood University First Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); R. R. Moton High School (approx. one mile away); Main Street - Mayor J. David Crute - EACO Theatre (approx. one mile away); Robert Russa Moton High School (approx. one mile away); Beulah AME Church (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Farmville.
Regarding Longwood Estate. Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston was born at Longwood House in "Cherry Grove", near Farmville, Virginia. (Longwood House later burned down. The rebuilt house is now the home of the president of Longwood University.) Wikipedia
Also see . . .
1. Longwood House (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places
2. Longwood University.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Education • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,341 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.