Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
— 1781 - 1981 —
Greensville County was the home of Captain Robert Hicks, noted Indian trader; Henry Tazewell, American patriot; and John Y. Mason, Secretary of the Navy, U.S. Attorney General and Minister Plenipotentiary to France; it is the birthplace of Governor John N. Dalton.
Greensville County has 307 square miles; Emporia is the county seat.
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1781.
Location. 36° 41.211′ N, 77° 32.526′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker can be reached from South Main Street (U.S. 301) south of Spring Street, on the left when traveling south. This memorial is located on the lawn of the Greensville County Court House. 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. Confederate Soldiers of Greensville County (a few steps from this marker); Robert Hicks (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of the 1914-1918 World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Grave of Gen. John R. Chambliss, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 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 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.