Dewitt in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (1818-1907)
Erected 2011 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S 85.)
Location. 37° 0.829′ N, 77° 40.462′ W. Marker is in Dewitt, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Karla Drive, on the left when traveling south on Boydton Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dewitt VA 23840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sapony Episcopal Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 5.1 miles Sallie Jones Atkinson (approx. 5.5 miles away); Chamberlain's Bed (approx. 5.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 5.5 miles away); Birch's Bridge (approx. 5.9 miles away); Dinwiddie County / Brunswick County (approx. 5.9 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Elizabeth Keckley. Virginia Historical Society (Submitted on November 22, 2014.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.