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Near Saluda in Middlesex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Scottish Factors Store

 
 
Scottish Factors Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
1. Scottish Factors Store Marker
Inscription.  Two miles to the north, in the colonial port of entry of Urbanna, is a restored eighteenth century storehouse. Scottish merchants became active commercial factors in the colony subsequent to the Act of Union of England and Scotland. Urbanna was established as a town in 1706.
 
Erected 1967 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number WO-37.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1706.
 
Location. 37° 36.083′ N, 76° 34′ W. Marker is near Saluda, Virginia, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of General Puller Highway (Virginia Route 33) and Urbanna Road (Virginia Route 227), on the left when traveling east on General Puller Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saluda VA 23149, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christ Church (here, next to this marker); St. Clare Walker High School (approx.
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0.3 miles away); Tomb of Puller (approx. 1.2 miles away); Morgan v. Virginia (approx. 1.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); 1st Lt Beryl R. Newman (approx. 1.6 miles away); Middlesex County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Middlesex County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saluda.
 
More about this marker. This marker is 3 miles by car from the restored storehouse in Urbanna and 2 miles from Saluda.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Two Markers at the Intersection image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
2. Two Markers at the Intersection
James Mills Scottish Factor Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 16, 2010
3. James Mills Scottish Factor Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,007 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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