Palmyra in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
“Texas Jack” Omohundro Birthplace
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number F-51.)
Location. 37° 51.153′ N, 78° 16.28′ W. Marker is in Palmyra, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) ¼ mile north of Hayden Martin Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palmyra VA 22963, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Fluvanna County Courthouse ( approx. 0.7 miles away); S. C. Abrams High School ( approx. 1.7 miles away); The “Regular” Methodist Conference ( approx. 2.7 miles away); John Jasper Fluvanna County World War Memorial ( approx. 5.3 miles away); Point of Fork ( approx. 5.3 miles away); Fork Union Academy ( approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmyra.
Also see . . .
1. The Texas Jack Association. (Submitted on September 22, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Fluvanna County Chamber of Commerce - Texas Jack Rides Again. His fame lived on as he was immortalized in the ‘dime novels’ popular at the time. Eventually he fell into obscurity but he is remembered today both in Fluvanna, his home county, and by the Texas Jack Association. (Submitted on January 16, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 2,032 times since then and 145 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.
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