“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Arrington, Virginia

Clickable Map of Nelson County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Nelson County, VA (44) Albemarle County, VA (127) Amherst County, VA (40) Appomattox County, VA (77) Augusta County, VA (70) Buckingham County, VA (38) Rockbridge County, VA (49)  NelsonCounty(44) Nelson County (44)  AlbemarleCounty(127) Albemarle County (127)  AmherstCounty(40) Amherst County (40)  AppomattoxCounty(77) Appomattox County (77)  AugustaCounty(70) Augusta County (70)  BuckinghamCounty(38) Buckingham County (38)  RockbridgeCounty(49) Rockbridge County (49)
Lovingston is the county seat for Nelson County
Arrington is in Nelson County
      Nelson County (44)  
      Albemarle County (127)  
      Amherst County (40)  
      Appomattox County (77)  
      Augusta County (70)  
      Buckingham County (38)  
      Rockbridge County (49)  
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1 Virginia, Nelson County, Arrington — R-58 — Birthplace of Rives
Two miles east, at Oak Ridge, was born William Cabell Rives, May 4, 1792. He was minister to France, 1829-32 and 1849-53; United States Senator, 1832-45; member of the Peace convention of 1861 and of the Confederate Congress. He died, April 25, . . . Map (db m10228) HM
2 Virginia, Nelson County, Arrington — Earl Henry Hamner, Jr.July 10, 1923 - March 24, 2016
Nelson County's most famous contributor to American popular culture, Earl Hamner, Jr., was a television writer and producer best known for his work in the 1970s and 1980s as the creator of two long-running series, The Waltons and Falcon Crest. As a . . . Map (db m233031) HM
3 Virginia, Nelson County, Arrington — Jimmy FortuneMarch 11, 1955 -
Nelson County's most famous musician, Jimmy Fortune, was inducted into the Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2018. He toured with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years, during which time he wrote several songs for the group including three . . . Map (db m233030) HM
4 Virginia, Nelson County, Arrington — R-57 — Oak Ridge Estate
About two miles east is Oak Ridge, a 4,800-acre estate first patented in the 1730s. Robert Rives (1764-1845), a tobacco planter and international trader, built his house there in 1802. In 1867, William Porcher Miles (1822-1899), a former Confederate . . . Map (db m10229) HM
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Apr. 20, 2024