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Chatham in Pittsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pittsylvania Court House

 
 
Pittsylvania Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 17, 2013
1. Pittsylvania Court House Marker
Inscription. This Greek revival building was erected in 1853 as the third court house of Pittsylvania County. The county, formed in 1767, and the town of Chatham were named for William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham. The present court house replaced a structure built in 1783 one block west where the old office of the clerk still stands. The court was removed to this locality from Callands in 1777.
 
Erected 1974 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number KG 23.)
 
Location. 36° 49.585′ N, 79° 23.904′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Place, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham VA 24531, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Bilhartz, Hall & Co. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hargrave Military Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rawley White Martin Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peytonsburg
Pittsylvania Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 17, 2013
2. Pittsylvania Court House Marker
(approx. one mile away); Markham (approx. one mile away); Claude A. Swanson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Whitmell P. Tunstall (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chatham.
 
Categories. Government
 
Pittsylvania Court House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 17, 2013
3. Pittsylvania Court House
Pittsylvania County World War II Tablet image. Click for full size.
June 15, 2013
4. Pittsylvania County World War II Tablet
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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