Near Lynchburg in Campbell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-150.)
Location. 37° 22.559′ N, 79° 2.484′ W. Marker is near Lynchburg, Virginia, in Campbell County. Marker is on Richmond Highway (U.S. 460) 0.1 miles east of Oxford Furnace Road (County Route 662), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Athos (approx. 1.6 miles away); Buffalo Lick Plantation (approx. 2.8 miles Concord Depot (approx. 4.3 miles away); Appomattox County / Campbell County (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lynchburg Defenses (approx. 4.8 miles away); Col. Vincent W. “Squeek” Burnett (approx. 4.9 miles away); Chestnut Hill (approx. 5.1 miles away); Central Virginia Training Center (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
More about this marker. This marker replaced a late 1920s marker with the same title and number that read “Across the stream stood Oxford Furnace, conducted in the Revolution by James Calloway to supply military materials. Iron mines were near by. The furnace was operated until 1875, the mill until 1900.”
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.