Near Glasgow in Amherst County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Courage Of Frank Padget
Erected 2007 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z-119.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
Location. 37° 36.433′ N, 79° 25.85′ W. Marker is near Glasgow, Virginia, in Amherst County. Marker is on US 501 (U.S. 501) 3 miles east of VA 130, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Island VA 24526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow fliesAmherst County/Rockbridge County (here, next to this marker); Indian and Settler Conflict (approx. 1.8 miles away); Frank Padget (approx. 2.1 miles away); Frank Padget Water Tragedy (approx. 2.1 miles away); Battery Creek Lock (approx. 5 miles away); Harry F. Byrd Memorial Bridge (approx. 5.1 miles away); James River (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battery Creek Lock (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
Also see . . . The Town of Glasgow, Virginia. Scroll down for story on Frank Padget. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2013, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2013, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.