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Midlothian in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Black Heath

 
 
Black Heath Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Black Heath Marker
Inscription. Half a mile north stood Black Heath, later owned by Captain John Heth, officer in Continental Army, whose son, Henry Heth, Major-General C.S.A., was born here in 1825. Coal of high quality was mined here.
 
Erected 1970 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number O-34.)
 
Location. 37° 30.303′ N, 77° 36.898′ W. Marker is in Midlothian, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Midlothian Turnpike (U.S. 60) 0.2 miles west of Hugenot Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midlothian VA 23113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huguenot Settlement (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trabue's Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Railroad in Virginia (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mid-Lothian Mines and Rail Roads (approx. 1.7 miles away); Midlothian Coal Mines (approx. 1.8 miles away); Salisbury (approx. 1.8 miles away); Union Raid On Coalfield Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Mid-Lothian Mines and Rail Roads (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midlothian.
 
Also see . . .
Midlothian Turnpike (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Midlothian Turnpike (facing west)

1. Mid-Lothian Mines & Rail Roads Foundation. (Submitted on May 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. The American Civil War. Major General Henry Heth (Submitted on May 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable PersonsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Henry Heth, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
3. Henry Heth, C.S.A.
Library of congress [LC-B813- 6785 A-1]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,308 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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