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

Crossing of the Dan Monument

 
 
Crossing of the Dan Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 16, 2013
1. Crossing of the Dan Monument
Inscription. In honor of those who crossed the Dan here February 13-14 1781

Honoring the citizens of Halifax County who revived Greene's American army

In admiration of General Nathaniel Greene's military genius

With gratitude to those who fought for our Nation's freedom
 
Location. 36° 41.593′ N, 78° 54.183′ W. Marker is in South Boston, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seymour Drive and Ferry Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located just west of the Norfolk Southern RR bridge below the Tobacco Heritage Trail overlooking the Dan River. Marker is in this post office area: South Boston VA 24592, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DAR Memorial Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Retreat to the Dan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mizpah Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington-Coleman Elementary School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Minister Who Married Lincoln (approx. 3.5 miles away); Green's Folly (approx. 3.5 miles away); Nathaniel Terry's Grave (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Boston.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Crossing of the Dan Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Crossing of the Dan Monument
Crossing of the Dan Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
3. Crossing of the Dan Monument
Site of the Crossing of the Dan image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
4. Site of the Crossing of the Dan
Crossing of the Dan Riverside Exhibit image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
5. Crossing of the Dan Riverside Exhibit
 
 
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 290 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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