Louisa in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
John Mercer Langston Birthplace
Erected 1995 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-222.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities marker series.
Location. 38° 1.466′ N, 78° 0.177′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is at the intersection of West Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa VA 23093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patrick Henry's Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisa Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Louisa (approx. ¼ mile away); Hugh Hammond Bennett (1881-1960) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Decisive Confederate Victory (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Contact (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richardson and Morton Schools (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
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Categories. • African Americans • Education • Government & Politics • Notable Persons •
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,998 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on April 14, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on April 14, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4. submitted on May 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.