South Boston in Halifax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Campaign of 1781
Erected 1939 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number UL-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
Location. 36° 41.764′ N, 78° 53.976′ W. Marker is in South Boston, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Business U.S. 501) and Wren Street, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Boston VA 24592, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Retreat to the Dan (here, next to this marker); Crossing of the Dan (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); DAR Memorial Cannon Refuge and Recovery in Halifax County (approx. ¼ mile away); From Here to Victory at Yorktown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crossing of the Dan Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Race to the Dan (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Crossing of the Dan River (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Boston.
Also see . . . The Crossing of the Dan. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 673 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.