South Boston in Halifax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Crossing of the Dan Monument
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. ¼ mile away); Retreat to the Dan (approx. ¼ mile away); Mizpah Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington-Coleman Elementary School Minister Who Married Lincoln (approx. 3½ miles away); Green's Folly (approx. 3½ 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 & Patriotism • War, 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 328 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.