Louisa in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Hugh Hammond Bennett (1881-1960)
Erected 2010 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-224.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Environment • Science & Medicine.
Location. 38° 1.493′ N, 77° 59.84′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fredericksburg Avenue (Virginia Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa VA 23093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Louisa (approx. ¼ mile away); John Mercer Langston Birthplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Patrick Henry's Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisa Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Decisive Confederate Victory (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Contact (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richardson and Morton Schools (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
Also see . . .
1. Hugh Hammond Bennett. Wikipedia (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Hugh Hammond Bennett and the Creation of the Soil Erosion Service (pdf file). by Douglas Helms, National Historian, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.