Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2006 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number UM-54.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Colonial Era • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
Location. 36° 41.527′ N, 77° 32.39′ 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 (a few steps from this marker); John Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Hicksford Raid (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emporia Railroad History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tarleton's Movements (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hicksford Raid Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
Also see . . .
1. Thoroughbred Heritage. Fearnought (Submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. The Baylors of Newmarket: The Decline and Fall of a Virginia Planter Family. 2009 book by Thomas Katheder on John Baylor the person from whom William Edwards purchased Fearnought. (Submitted on July 12, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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 1,253 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.