Near Amherst in Amherst County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2008 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number R-21.)
Location. 37° 31.855′ N, 79° 6.117′ W. Marker is near Amherst, Virginia, in Amherst County. Marker is on South Amherst Highway (U.S. 29) south of North Coolwell Road (County Route 663), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amherst VA 24521, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James River Batteau (here, next to this marker); Sweet Briar College (approx. 2.3 miles away); Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Courage of Frank Padget Packet Boat Marshall (approx. 7.2 miles away); Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall (approx. 7.2 miles away); Miller-Claytor House (approx. 7.4 miles away); Safe Haven in Lynchburg: Project Y (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amherst.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.