Near Greenwood in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 38° 1.95′ N, 78° 46.194′ W. Marker is near Greenwood, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Rockfish Gap Turnpike (U.S. 250), on the right when traveling west. Chiswell Dabney Langhorne, a Confederate officer in the Civil War made his fortune in the 1890s as contractor to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and purchased Mirador as a country retreat. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood VA 22943, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mirador (approx. 1.1 miles away); VDOT Workers’ Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Nelson County / Albemarle County (approx. 3˝ The Rothwell Family ... / Elisha Wm. Robertson ... (approx. 3.6 miles away); Staunton and James River Turnpike (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
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Also see . . . Chiswell Dabney Langhorne and His Dynamic Daughters. By James Fox (Submitted on July 4, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 5,763 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 5. submitted on August 2, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.