Near Franklin in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Hand Site
Erected 2011 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number U-116.)
Location. 36° 38.643′ N, 77° 1.826′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is at the intersection of General Thomas Highway (Virginia Route 671) and Handsom Road (Virginia Route 734), on the right when traveling east on General Thomas Highway. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia Native Tribes/First Americans (approx. General Thomas' Birthplace (approx. 3.2 miles away); "Thomaston" (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named Thomaston (approx. 3½ miles away); Marle Hill (approx. 4 miles away); Major Joseph E. Gillette (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Rebecca Vaughan House (approx. 4.9 miles away); William Mahone's Birthplace (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Categories. • Anthropology • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.