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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans.
Location. 37° 0.829′ N, 77° 40.462′ W. Marker is in Dewitt, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Karla Drive, on the left when travelingTouch 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); 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); Scott's Law Office (approx. 6˝ miles away).
Also see . . . Elizabeth Keckley. Virginia Historical Society (Submitted on November 22, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.