Scottsville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1987 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number GA-37.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
Location. 37° 45.564′ N, 78° 30.781′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Hatton Ferry Road, 0.2 miles south of Hatton Ferry Lane, on the left when traveling south. The marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville VA 24590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Hatton Ferry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilson Cary Nicholas (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hurricane Camille (approx. 2.9 miles away); Historic Scottsville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Scottsville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Barclay House and Scottsville Museum (approx. 2.9 miles away); Scottsville Confederate Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hatton Ferry (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
Regarding Hatton Ferry. The Hatton Ferry operates, river levels permitting, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 15 through October 15. It is a free ferry. Contact: (434) 296-1492.
Also see . . . Historic Hatton Ferry. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
1. S.P. Gantt
S.P. Gantt was Sarah Perkins Gantt, the widow of John Weems Gantt. Together with their sons they had owned much of the land west of Scottsville along the James River as
— Submitted March 20, 2020, by Leroy A Keller, Jr of Glen Allen, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 918 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.