Amherst in Amherst County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Courage of Frank Padget
Erected 2007 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number R-23.)
Location. 37° 35.187′ N, 79° 3.097′ W. Marker is in Amherst, Virginia, in Amherst County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 29) west of Star Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker in the southwest corner of the Amherst County Museum & Historical Society property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 S. Main Street, Amherst VA 24521, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweet Briar College Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother (approx. 3.8 miles away); Bear Mountain Indian Mission School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rucker’s Chapel (approx. 4.7 miles away); James River Batteau (approx. 4.7 miles away); Action at Tye River (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Scale House (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amherst.
Categories. • African Americans • Disasters •
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