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Boydton in Mecklenburg County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A Revolutionary Soldier

 
 
A Revolutionary Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. A Revolutionary Soldier Marker
Inscription. Richard Kennon of Mecklenburg served as an officer in the 5th Virginia Regiment, 1776-1778 and later in the State Militia. He served in both houses of the General Assembly and was Presiding Officer of the Senate, 1800-1802. He died in 1805.
 
Erected 1962 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number U 80.)
 
Location. 36° 39.765′ N, 78° 24.372′ W. Marker is in Boydton, Virginia, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Highway Fifty Eight (U.S. 58) 0.1 miles east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boydton VA 23917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Randolph-Macon College (here, next to this marker); Boydton and Petersburg Plank Road (here, next to this marker); Taylor's Ferry (a few steps from this marker); Boydton Academic and Bible Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Mecklenburg County Confederate Monument (approx. one mile away); Boydton (approx. one mile away); Boyd Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); Boydton Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boydton.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
US Rt 58 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. US Rt 58 (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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