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

Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother

 
 
Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2011
1. Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother Marker
Inscription. In the grove of trees some hundreds of yards to the west is the grave of Sarah Winston (Henry), mother of Patrick Henry, who died in November, 1784.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number R-60.)
 
Location. 37° 38.135′ N, 79° 1.288′ W. Marker is near Clifford, Virginia, in Amherst County. Marker is on Patrick Henry Highway (Virginia Route 151) north of Winton Road (County Route 736), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is just before the entrance to the Winton Country Club. Marker is in this post office area: Clifford VA 24533, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Action at Tye River (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Courage of Frank Padget (approx. 3.8 miles away); Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Rivers
Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2011
2. Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); The Scale House (approx. 4 miles away); Hurricane Camille (approx. 4.9 miles away); American Cyanamid (approx. 5 miles away); The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Regarding Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother. She died at her home, Winton, which still stands, now the Winton Golf Course Manor House.
 
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The Grove of Trees? image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2011
3. The Grove of Trees?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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