Forest in Bedford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
New London Academy
Erected 1959 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number K-141.)
Location. 37° 18.366′ N, 79° 18.345′ W. Marker is in Forest, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (U.S. 460) and Thomas Jefferson Road (Virginia Route 811), on the right when traveling west on East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike. Touch for map. Located in front of New London Academy Elementary. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12400 East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike, Forest VA 24551, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named New London Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Callaway–Steptoe Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); New London (approx. 1.4 miles away); What happened to Poplar Forest after Jefferson's death? (approx. Why is the lawn sunken? (approx. 3.7 miles away); Why build the mounds? (approx. 3.7 miles away); Commemorating Lewis and Clark (approx. 3.7 miles away); Poplar Forest Planting Memorandum 1812 (approx. 3.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 392 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.