Forest in Bedford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
New London Academy
Erected 1959 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number K-141.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 37° 18.366′ N, 79° 18.345′ W. Marker is in Forest, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (U.S. 460) and Thomas Jefferson Road (Virginia Route 811), on the right when traveling west on East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike. Located in front of New London Academy Elementary. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12400 East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike, Forest VA 24551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named New London Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Callaway-Steptoe Cemetery New London (approx. 1.4 miles away); What happened to Poplar Forest after Jefferson's death? (approx. 3.6 miles away); Why is the lawn sunken? (approx. 3.7 miles away); Why build the mounds? (approx. 3.7 miles away); Commemorating Lewis and Clark (approx. 3.7 miles away); Poplar Forest Planting Memorandum 1812 (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.