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

Scott's Law Office

 
 
Scott's Law Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Scott's Law Office Marker
Inscription.  Just to the west stands the law office occupied in early life by Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, commander of the United States Army, 1841-1861. Scott, born near here, June 13, 1786, was admitted to the bar in 1806 and entered the army in 1808. He died, May 29, 1866.
 
Erected 1947 by Virgninia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number S-45.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1887.
 
Location. 37° 4.655′ N, 77° 35.327′ W. Marker is in Dinwiddie, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Sycamore Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dinwiddie VA 23841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dinwiddie Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Dinwiddie Court House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Education in Dinwiddie County (about 400 feet away);
Scott's Law Office Marker south of Diwiddie Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Scott's Law Office Marker south of Diwiddie Courthouse.
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Battle of Dinwiddie Court House (about 500 feet away); Dinwiddie Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); The War of 1812 / Winfield Scott (about 700 feet away); Vaughan Road (approx. half a mile away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dinwiddie.
 
Also see . . .  Congressional Gold Medal. Winfield Scott (Submitted on April 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Gen. Winfield Scott, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865. <i>National Archives 528333</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew Brady
3. Gen. Winfield Scott, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865. National Archives 528333
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Aug. 9, 2022