Near Courtland in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
General Thomas' Birthplace
Erected 1965 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number U-120.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1885.
Location. 36° 41.458′ N, 77° 1.782′ W. Marker is near Courtland, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on Southampton Parkway (U.S. 58) 0.7 miles east of Jerusalem Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Courtland VA 23837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia Native Tribes/First Americans (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Rebecca Vaughan House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Marle Hill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mahone’s Tavern (approx. 2.6 miles away); Southampton County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Major Joseph E. GilletteCourtland School — Rosenwald Funded (approx. 3 miles away); The Hand Site (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Courtland.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 25, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.