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

Berry Hill

 
 
Berry Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Berry Hill Marker
Inscription. Berry Hill is situated 5 miles to the south on the Dan River. The original portion of the main house was built in 1745 and there have been several additions. The property was used as a hospital for General Nathanael Greene's army during the spring of 1781, following the Battle of Guilford Court House.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U 40.)
 
Location. 36° 36.264′ N, 79° 31.363′ W. Marker is near Danville, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is on Martinsville Highway (Business U.S. 58) 0.3 miles east of Berry Hill Road (U.S. 311), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville VA 24541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saponi Religious Beliefs Explained (approx. 5.4 miles away); Schoolfield (approx. 6 miles away); Andrew Jackson Montague (approx. 6.6 miles away); Lady Astor Birthplace (approx. 6.9 miles away); Frederick Delius (approx. 6.9 miles away); Stratford College (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Gibson Girl / Lady Astor (approx. 6.9 miles away); Holbrook-Ross Historic District (approx. 6.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
US 58 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. US 58 (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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