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

Clerk's Office

 
 
Clerk's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Clerk's Office Marker
Inscription. Site of first County Seat of Pittsylvania County. The building that served as the debtor's prison,1767-1771, and later as the clerk's office, 1771-1777, remains. Nearby stands the debtor's gaol, built in 1773. It later served as Samuel Calland's store and in 1803 became the post office for Callands.
 
Erected 1971 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number Q 12-a.)
 
Location. 36° 49.661′ N, 79° 35.35′ W. Marker is in Callands, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is on Sago Road half a mile north of Callands Road (Virginia Route 57), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Callands VA 24530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Callands War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Callands (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hargrave Military Academy (approx. 10.5 miles away); Pittsylvania Court House (approx. 10.6 miles away); Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument (approx. 10.6 miles away); Bilhartz, Hall & Co. (approx.
Sago Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Sago Rd (facing north)
10.6 miles away); Rawley White Martin Residence (approx. 10.7 miles away); Claude A. Swanson (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Callands.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Clerk's Office image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
3. Clerk's Office
Nearby Courthouse & Gaol image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
4. Nearby Courthouse & Gaol
 
 
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 281 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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