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

Campbell County / Halifax County

 
 
Campbell County County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Campbell County County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (obverse)
Campbell County
Area 557 Square Miles


Formed in 1781 from Bedford, and named for General William Campbell, hero of the battle of King's Mountain, 1780. Tarleton passed through the county in 1781. The Union General Hunter was defeated near Lynchburg, 1864.

(reverse)
Halifax County
Area 814 Square Miles


Formed in 1752 from Lunenburg, and named for George Montague Dunk, Earl of Halifax, British statesman. Berry Hill, old home, is in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-65.)
 
Location. 37° 2.198′ N, 78° 56.759′ W. Marker is near Brookneal, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is on LP Bailey Memorial Highway (U.S. 501) 0.9 miles north of Stage Coach Road (Virginia Route 40), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nathalie VA 24577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 0.8 miles away); Birthplace of General Pick
Halifax County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Halifax County Marker (reverse)
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hat Creek Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Patrick Henry’s Grave (approx. 3.9 miles away); Halifax Church (approx. 9.8 miles away); Shady Grove (was approx. 11.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookneal.
 
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US 501 (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
3. US 501 (facing north)
 
 
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 263 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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