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Robert E Lee Wayside image, Touch for more information
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
Robert E Lee Wayside
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — O-42 — After Appomattox
Just to the south a monument marks the spot where the tent of Robert E. Lee stood the night of April 12-13, 1865. — Map (db m21104) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Buckingham County War Memorial
In memory of all those of Buckingham County who died in the military service of our Country and in honor of all those who served. Emplaced by the people of Buckingham County through the Buckingham County Ruritan Club. May 28, 1990. World War . . . — Map (db m67328) WM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Buckingham Courthouse
Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1821, Burned in 1869, Rebuilt in 1878. The exterior follows Jefferson’s plan with the interior redesigned. Copy of original plan and specifications on display in courthouse. Registered in 1969 as a National and . . . — Map (db m15689) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Buckingham CourthouseHistoric District
Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1821, burned in 1869, rebuilt in 1873. The exterior follows Jefferson’s plan with the interior redesigned. Copy of original plan and specifications on display in courthouse. Registered in 1969 as a National and . . . — Map (db m21108) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Confederate Soldiers of Buckingham County
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Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — O-39 — Geographical Center of Virginia
About two miles south and one-half mile west is the geographical center of the state. Latitude: 37° 30.6' north Longitude: 78° 37.5' west — Map (db m21133) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — 4 — One-Room SchoolhouseBuckingham, Virginia — Buckingham County
Union Grove School is representative of the many one-room schools for African-American students in Buckingham County and throughout the area. The African-American members of the community built Union Grove around 1925, and like most schools, it . . . — Map (db m21148) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Thomas Jefferson’s Lost CourthouseA Research Project of the Longwood Archaeology Field School
“Buckingham County, 26th February, 1869 A Editor’s dispatch: sad calamity has befallen our country. The court-house was set fire yesterday morning at about 1 o’clock, and by daylight was a mass of ruins.” Source: Richmond . . . — Map (db m67320) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Thomas Jefferson’s Lost CourthouseA Research Project of the Longwood Archaeology Field School
“I have taken the liberty to trespass upon your time and talents (a common stock) which we all seem to have a right to draw upon, …to draft for us a plan of our Court house,…” Source: Letter from Colonel Charles Yancey to . . . — Map (db m67321) HM
Virginia (Buckingham County), Buckingham — Thomas Jefferson’s Lost CourthouseA Research Project of the Longwood Archaeology Field School
“When buildings are of durable materials, every new edifice is an actual and permanent acquisition to the state, adding to its value as well as to its ornament…” Source: Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia 8 The . . . — Map (db m67322) HM

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