Brookneal in Campbell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Patrick Henry’s Grave
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number R-15.)
Location. 37° 2.867′ N, 78° 56.685′ W. Marker is in Brookneal, Virginia, in Campbell County. Marker is at the intersection of Lusardi Drive (U.S. 501) and Rush Street when traveling north on Lusardi Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookneal VA 24528, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of General Pick (approx. ¼ mile away); Campbell County / Halifax County Hat Creek Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 3.3 miles away); Halifax Church (approx. 10.3 miles away); Shady Grove (approx. 10.8 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookneal.
More about this marker. This is the replacement marker for one with the same and number that is still standing a couple of blocks west on Main Street.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry. “After the Revolution, Henry was a leader of the anti-federalists in Virginia. He opposed the United States Constitution, fearing that it endangered the rights of the States as well as the freedoms of individuals; he helped gain adoption of the Bill of Rights.” (Submitted on April 14, 2013.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.