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Near Scottsburg in Halifax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nathaniel Terry's Grave

 
 
Nathaniel Terry's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Nathaniel Terry's Grave Marker
Inscription. A short distance south is the grave of Nathaniel Terry, colonial soldier and statesman. Terry served as sheriff of Halifax County, 1752, and captain of Rangers, 1755. He was a member of the House of Burgesses, 1755-1765, 1771-1775, and also sat in the convention of 1776 that framed the Constitution of Virginia. Terry died in 1780.
 
Erected 1967 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U-50.)
 
Location. 36° 44.826′ N, 78° 50.452′ W. Marker is near Scottsburg, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of James D Hagood Highway (U.S. 360) and Terry's Bridge Road (Virginia Route 613), in the median on James D Hagood Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsburg VA 24589, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staunton River State Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Washington-Coleman Elementary School (approx. 4.3 miles away); Minister Who Married Lincoln (approx. 4 miles away); Green's Folly (approx. 4 miles away); Mary M. Bethune High School (approx.
US 360 (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. US 360 (facing west)
4.8 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 4.8 miles away); Retreat to the Dan (approx. 4.8 miles away); DAR Memorial Cannon (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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