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

Clerk's Office

 
 
Clerk's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Clerk's Office Marker
Inscription.  Site of first County Seat of Pittsylvania County. The building that served as the debtor's prison,1767-1771, and later as the clerk's office, 1771-1777, remains. Nearby stands the debtor's gaol, built in 1773. It later served as Samuel Calland's store and in 1803 became the post office for Callands.
 
Erected 1971 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number Q 12-a.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 36° 49.661′ N, 79° 35.35′ W. Marker is in Callands, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is on Sago Road, half a mile north of Callands Road (Virginia Route 57), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Callands VA 24530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Callands War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Callands (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitmell School
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(approx. 9.2 miles away); Hargrave Military Academy (approx. 10˝ miles away); Pittsylvania Court House (approx. 10.6 miles away); Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument (approx. 10.6 miles away); Bilhartz, Hall & Co. (approx. 10.6 miles away); Rawley White Martin Residence (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Callands.
 
Sago Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Sago Rd (facing north)
Clerk's Office image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
3. Clerk's Office
Nearby Courthouse & Gaol image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
4. Nearby Courthouse & Gaol
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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