Downtown in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Origins of Richmond
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA-39.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 32.024′ N, 77° 25.617′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North 18th Street (U.S. 360) and East Franklin Street, on the left when traveling north on North Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oldest Commercial Building in Richmond (here, next to this marker); Francis Asbury (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate General Hospital No. 12 (about 400 feet away); Craig House (about 500 feet away); The Oldest House (about 600 feet away); Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (about 800 feet away); Early Quakers in Richmond (about 800 feet away); Branch Public Baths (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 930 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.