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Near Charlotte Court House in Charlotte County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greenfield

 
 
Greenfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Greenfield Marker
Inscription. Half a mile north is Greenfield, built in 1771 by Isaac Read. Read was a member of the House of Burgesses, 1769-1771, and of the Virginia conventions of 1774 and 1775. He served as an officer in the Revolutionary War, dying of wounds in 1777.
 
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number FR-7.)
 
Location. 37° 3.541′ N, 78° 35.201′ W. Marker is near Charlotte Court House, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Marker is at the intersection of George Washington Highway (Virginia Route 40) and Greenfield Road (County Route 656), on the right when traveling west on George Washington Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte Court House VA 23923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edgehill (a few steps from this marker); Charlotte Court House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charlotte County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Henry and Randolph's Debate (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charlotte County Library (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charlotte Court House Historic District
George Washington Hwy & Greenfield Rd (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. George Washington Hwy & Greenfield Rd (facing west)
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Drakes Branch (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte Court House.
 
Also see . . .  Greenfield (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on May 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Greenfield, Charlotte County image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
3. Greenfield, Charlotte County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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