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Callahans Hills in Pittsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Berry Hill

 
 
Berry Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Berry Hill Marker
Inscription. Berry Hill is situated 5¼ miles to the south on the Dan River. The original portion of the main house was built in 1745 and there have been several additions. The property was used as a hospital for General Nathanael Greene's army during the spring of 1781, following the Battle of Guilford Court House.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U-40.)
 
Location. 36° 36.264′ N, 79° 31.363′ W. Marker is in Callahans Hills, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is on Martinsville Highway (Business U.S. 58) 0.3 miles east of Berry Hill Road (U.S. 311), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville VA 24541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockabilly Pioneer Janis Martin (approx. 4.9 miles away); Saponi Religious Beliefs Explained (was approx. 5.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Schoolfield (approx. 6 miles away); Andrew Jackson Montague (approx. 6.6 miles away); Lady Astor Birthplace (approx. 6.9 miles away);
US 58 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. US 58 (facing east)
Frederick Delius (approx. 6.9 miles away); Stratford College (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Gibson Girl / Lady Astor (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. There is another Commonwealth of Virginia marker with this same number but with no relation to this marker. The other U-40 marker is titled “Patrick Henry’s Leatherwood Home” on U.S. 58 at the interchange with U.S. 58 business east of Martinsville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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