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Ashland in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blackwell House

 
 
Blackwell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
1. Blackwell House Marker
Inscription.  Originally the home of Dr. Robert E. Blackwell, class of 1874, President of the College from 1902 to 1938.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 37° 45.781′ N, 77° 28.831′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on North Center Street, 0.2 miles south of West Patrick Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 N Center St, Ashland VA 23005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Alexander G. Brown D.D. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Blanton House (about 700 feet away); Ashland (approx. ¼ mile away); Railroad Company Sees Potential For A Town Among The Slash Pines (approx. ¼ mile away); Randolph-Macon College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Downtown Business Growth Fuels Ashland Expansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Of Ashland Historic District (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Randolph-Macon College (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
Blackwell House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
2. Blackwell House
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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