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Ararat in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stuart Well

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
1. Stuart Well Marker
Inscription.  The hand dug water-well before you is believed to date to the Stuart occupancy which began about 1825 and ended in 1859. The well which still contains water, is rock lined and about twenty feet deep. This well was described in a 1935 Richmond Times article about the Stuart farm as having the best water in the country. In later years the well was used by the Mitchell and the Dellenback families.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 36° 34.05′ N, 80° 33.3′ W. Marker is in Ararat, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker can be reached from Letcher Lane (Virginia Route 749) half a mile west of Ararat Highway (Virginia Route 773), on the right when traveling west. On the grounds of the William Letcher Home Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ararat VA 24053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Letcher (within shouting distance of this marker); Life after William Letcher (within shouting distance of this marker); Finding William Letcher's Home (within shouting distance of this marker);
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By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
2. Stuart Well Marker
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William A. Mitchell Family (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dellenback Family (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grave of William Letcher (within shouting distance of this marker); The William Letcher Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Stuart's Boxwoods (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ararat.
 
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By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
3. Stuart Well Marker
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By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
4. Stuart Well Marker
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By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
5. Stuart Well Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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