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Wylliesburg in Charlotte County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roanoke Plantation

 
 
Roanoke Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
1. Roanoke Plantation Marker
Inscription. Nine miles west is Roanoke, home of John Randolph, a member of the House of Representatives for many years, and Senator. Randolph at first was Jefferson's lieutenant and later on an opponent and critic, but he never lost the love of his constituents. He died in Philadelphia, May 24, 1833, and was buried here; later his remains were removed to Richmond.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number F 80.)
 
Location. 36° 51.557′ N, 78° 35.359′ W. Marker is in Wylliesburg, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Marker is on Barnesville Highway (U.S. 15) 0.3 miles north of Jackson-Vaughan Road (County Route 607), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wylliesburg VA 23976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staunton Bridge Action (here, next to this marker); Paul Carrington (approx. mile away); Wylliesburgh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charlotte County / Mecklenburg County (approx. 4 miles away); Carrington's Mill (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Battle of Staunton River Bridge
Barnesville Hwy (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 13, 2010
2. Barnesville Hwy (facing south)
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Salem School (approx. 6.7 miles away); Thyne Institute (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wylliesburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Roanoke Plantation (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. John Randolph (1773 - 1833). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Wikipedia entry for John Randolph of Roanoke. Wikipedia article about John Randolph. (Submitted on June 17, 2010, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable PersonsPolitics
 
Roanoke Plantation, Charlotte County image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
3. Roanoke Plantation, Charlotte County
Autographed portrait of John Randolph image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Autographed portrait of John Randolph
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,715 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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