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Near Franklin in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marle Hill

 
 
Marle Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. Marle Hill Marker
Inscription.
Birthplace of
Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr.
1897-1981
Soldier-Educator-Statesman
Veteran World War I
Member of the General Assembly
of Virginia
Member of the United States Congress
Governor of Virginia
President of the University of Virginia
Delegate to the United Nations

 
Erected 1983 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U-119.)
 
Location. 36° 41.436′ N, 76° 59.213′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on Camp Parkway (Business U.S. 58) near Marle Hill Drive, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin VA 23851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major Joseph E. Gillette (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Thomas' Birthplace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Family Homestead (approx. 2.9 miles away); Franklin (approx. 3.9 miles away); Recovery and Progress (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Age of Gasoline (approx.
Marle Hill Marker, seen along Camp Parkway (U.S. 58), going westward image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. Marle Hill Marker, seen along Camp Parkway (U.S. 58), going westward
3.9 miles away); "Can't Is Not in the Camp's Vocabulary" (approx. 3.9 miles away); War Comes to the Blackwater (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  From Wikipedia, Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. ...As governor, he reorganized Virginia's civil defense, reformed the penal system, and created a pension plan for state employees and teachers.... (Submitted on October 26, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Marle Hill image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. Marle Hill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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