Near Lynchburg in Bedford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Plantation Worker Housing
Location. 37° 20.881′ N, 79° 15.821′ W. Marker is near Lynchburg, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is on Bateman Bridge Road. Located on the grounds of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. How was the landscape partitioned? (within shouting distance of this marker); Poplar Forest Planting Memorandum 1812 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Why is the lawn sunken? (about 300 feet away); Commemorating Lewis and Clark (about 400 feet away); Why build the mounds? (about 400 feet away); What happened to Poplar Forest after Jefferson's death? (about 400 feet away); St. Stephen's Church (approx. 2½ miles away); Samuel Miller (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.