Near Brookneal in Halifax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Campbell County / Halifax County
Area 557 Square Miles
Formed in 1781 from Bedford, and named for General William Campbell, hero of the battle of King's Mountain, 1780. Tarleton passed through the county in 1781. The Union General Hunter was defeated near Lynchburg, 1864.
Area 814 Square Miles
Formed in 1752 from Lunenburg, and named for George Montague Dunk, Earl of Halifax, British statesman. Berry Hill, old home, is in this county.
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-65.)
Location. 37° 2.198′ N, 78° 56.759′ W. Marker is near Brookneal, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is on LP Bailey Memorial Highway (U.S. 501) 0.9 miles north of Stage Coach Road (Virginia Route 40), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nathalie VA 24577, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 0.8 miles away); Birthplace of General Pick Red Hill (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hat Creek Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 3.9 miles away); Halifax Church (approx. 9.8 miles away); Shady Grove (approx. 11.4 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Brookneal.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.