Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number UM-48.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1830.
Location. 36° 41.552′ N, 77° 32.378′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 301) and Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Butts Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Fearnought (within shouting distance of this marker); Hicksford Raid (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emporia Railroad History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tarleton's Movements (approx. ¼ mile away); Hicksford Raid Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.