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Louisa in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Patrick Henry's Home

 
 
Patrick Henry's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, October 4, 2009
1. Patrick Henry's Home Marker
Inscription.  At Roundabout Plantation, eight miles southwest, Patrick Henry lived from 1765 to 1768, when he sat for Louisa County in the House of Burgesses. This was the beginning of his political career.
 
Erected by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-211.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
Location. 38° 1.488′ N, 78° 0.198′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 33) and Elm Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Located in front of the new edition to the Louisa County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa VA 23093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisa Court House (here, next to this marker); Second Louisa County Courthouse Threshold (here, next to this marker); Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this
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marker); In Memory of All Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mercer Langston Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Louisa (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hugh Hammond Bennett (1881-1960) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisa Rail Road track--1837 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
 
Also see . . .  Places Associated With Patrick Henry. Lists other locations around Virginia associated with this most outspoken patriot. (Submitted on January 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Patrick Henry and Civil War Trails Markers at Louisa Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
2. Patrick Henry and Civil War Trails Markers at Louisa Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,358 times since then and 345 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   2. submitted on January 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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