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Lovingston in Nelson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lovingston

 
 
Lovingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 6, 2011
1. Lovingston Marker
Inscription. This place became the county seat of Nelson when it was formed from Amherst in 1807. It was named for James Loving, Jr., who gave the land for the courthouse, built in 1808-09. The town was incorporated in 1807 and again in 1871, and deincorporated in 1938.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number R-56.)
 
Location. 37° 45.576′ N, 78° 52.251′ W. Marker is in Lovingston, Virginia, in Nelson County. Marker is on Front Street (Business U.S. 29) just south of Main Street (State Route 1001), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lovingston VA 22949, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nelson County Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nelson County World War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Nelson County World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Rives (approx. 3.7 miles away); Oak Ridge Estates (approx. 3.7 miles away); Peter Cartwright (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cabellsville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hurricane Camille (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lovingston.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Lovingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 6, 2011
2. Lovingston Marker
Nelson County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 6, 2011
3. Nelson County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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