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Near Walkerton in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hillsboro

 
 
Hillsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
1. Hillsboro Marker
Inscription.  This house, four miles south, was built by Colonel Humphrey Hill about 1722. It is of quaint architecture having brick ends and frame front and rear. The place was raided by the British during the Revolution.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number OB-5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1722.
 
Location. 37° 45.336′ N, 76° 59.424′ W. Marker is near Walkerton, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is at the intersection of The Trail (Virginia Route 14) and Walkerton Road (Virginia Route 633), on the right when traveling south on The Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walkerton VA 23177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bruington Church (approx. 1½ miles away); State Fish Hatchery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Apple Tree Church (approx.
Hillsboro Marker at Hensleys Fork image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
2. Hillsboro Marker at Hensleys Fork
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4.7 miles away); Clark Home (approx. 4.7 miles away); Death of Col. Dahlgren (approx. 4.8 miles away); King William Training School (approx. 4.8 miles away); King William County Colonial Court House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Henry Fox (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Hillsborough. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on November 9, 2021.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jul. 2, 2022