Dewitt in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (1818-1907)
Erected 2011 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S-85.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Women. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 37° 0.829′ N, 77° 40.462′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dewitt VA 23840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sapony Episcopal Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Origins of 4-H in Virginia (approx. 5˝ miles away); Birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 5˝ miles away); Birch's Bridge (approx. 5.9 miles away); Dinwiddie County / Brunswick County (approx. 5.9 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 5.9 miles away); Dinwiddie Courthouse (approx. 6˝ miles away).
Also see . . . Elizabeth Keckley. Virginia Historical Society (Submitted on November 22, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.