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Smithfield in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Atkinson Storehouse

 
 
Atkinson Storehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 6, 2021
1. Atkinson Storehouse Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1826 constructed with handmade soft Virginia bricks. Originally used to store peanuts, crops, and dry goods. It was converted into a residence and doctors office around 1900.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 36° 58.857′ N, 76° 38.007′ W. Marker is in Smithfield, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 258) and Institute Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 Main St, Smithfield VA 23430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Isle of Wight Courthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Law & Politics in 18th Century Isle of Wight (about 500 feet away); Ivy Hill Cemetery (about 800 feet away); Bricks in the Crosswalk (about 800 feet away); Isle of Wight County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Todd House & the First Smithfield Ham (approx. ¼ mile away); Founding Site of Smithfield Packing Company
Atkinson Storehouse image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 6, 2021
2. Atkinson Storehouse
(approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph W. Luter, III (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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