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Near Powhatan in Powhatan County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Giles's Home

 
 
Giles's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Giles's Home Marker
Inscription. Five miles southwest is the Wigwam, the home of William B. Giles, Jefferson's chief lieutenant; United States Senator, 1804-1815, and Governor of Virginia, 1827-1830, an orator and famous political leader. Giles died there, December 4, 1830.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number O 31.)
 
Location. 37° 33.322′ N, 77° 56.511′ W. Marker is near Powhatan, Virginia, in Powhatan County. Marker is at the intersection of Anderson Highway (U.S. 60) and Emmanuel Church Road, on the right when traveling east on Anderson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Powhatan VA 23139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Powhatan Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Powhatan Court House (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Court House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mohemenco (A Monacan Village) and Drake House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Dunlora Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mosby’s Tavern / Cumberland Old Courthouse (approx. 5.3 miles away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Monocan Indians Village of Pineville (Michaux) (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Powhatan.
 
Also see . . .
US Route 60 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. US Route 60 (facing east)
 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. William Branch Giles, (1762 - 1830). (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 616 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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