Near Greenwood in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1995 by the Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-164.)
Location. 38° 1.698′ N, 78° 47.383′ W. Marker is near Greenwood, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Rockfish Gap Turnpike (U.S. 250) east of Plank Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood VA 22943, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mirador (approx. 1.1 miles away); VDOT Workersí Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nelson County / Albemarle County Flight of Richard C. duPont (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rockfish Gap Meeting (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
More about this marker. The Mirador mansion is almost a mile east of this marker on the north side of the highway. A private marker the same size and shape as this marker, but mounted low to the ground, is at the entrance.
Regarding Mirador. Lady Astor was elected the first woman member of the British Parliament in the United Kingdom.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 4, 2007.)
2. Gibson-Girls. “Charles Dana Gibsonís elegant drawings captured the spirit of an age.” (Submitted on July 4, 2007.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Events • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 7,988 times since then and 144 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.