Ridgeway in Henry County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
William Byrdís Camp
Near here, on Matrimony Creek, William Byrd pitched his camp, November, 1728, while determining the Virginia-North Carolina boundary line.
Erected 1937 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A 57.)
Location. 36° 32.778′ N, 79° 54.155′ W. Marker is in Ridgeway, Virginia, in Henry County. Marker is on US 220, in the median. Click for map. Marker is located a short distance north of the North Carolina border. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgeway VA 24148, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry County / North Carolina (approx. half a mile away); Martinsville Speedway (approx. 6.6 miles away); “Land of Eden” (approx. 8 miles away in North Carolina); a different marker also named Land of Eden (approx. 8 miles away in North Carolina); Annie Eliza Johns (approx. 8.4 miles away in North Carolina); Leaksville Cotton Mill (approx. 8.4 miles away in North Carolina); Calcium Carbide (approx. 8.4 miles away in North Carolina); Barnett Canal (approx. 8.5 miles away in North Carolina). Click for a list of all markers in Ridgeway.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
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