Near Franklin in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr.
Veteran World War I
Member of the General Assembly
Member of the United States Congress
Governor of Virginia
President of the University of Virginia
Delegate to the United Nations
Erected 1983 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U-119.)
Location. 36° 41.436′ N, 76° 59.213′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on Camp Parkway (Business U.S. 58) near Marle Hill Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin VA 23851, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major Joseph E. Gillette (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Thomas' Birthplace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Family Homestead (approx. 2.9 miles away); Franklin Memorial Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); Franklin Recovery and Progress (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Age of Gasoline (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . . From Wikipedia, Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. ...As governor, he reorganized Virginia's civil defense, reformed the penal system, and created a pension plan for state employees and teachers.... (Submitted on October 26, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.