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

Green's Folly

 
 
Green's Folly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Green's Folly Marker
Inscription. Built about 1789 by Captain Berryman Green, a quartermaster in Washington's army at Valley Forge and later a deputy clerk of Halifax County.
 
Erected 1940 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number R 79.)
 
Location. 36° 44.491′ N, 78° 55.355′ W. Marker is near Halifax, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of Halifax Road (U.S. 501) and Greens Folly Road (Virginia Route 654), on the right when traveling north on Halifax Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax VA 24558, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Minister Who Married Lincoln (here, next to this marker); History of Halifax (approx. 1.7 miles away); Halifax County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Halifax Court House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Halifax County War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mary M. Bethune High School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Washington-Coleman Elementary School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mizpah Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Also see . . .
1. Green's Folly is Halifax Landmark. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Halifax Rd & Greens Folly Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. Halifax Rd & Greens Folly Rd

2. Green's Folly - "Oakland". River Road Driving Tour (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. LandmarksWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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