“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Mount Holly, Virginia Historical Markers

Bushfield Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, August 30, 2009
Bushfield Marker
Virginia (Westmoreland County), Mount Holly — JT-5 — Bushfield
A mile and a half east, this was the home of John Augustine Washington, younger brother of George Washington, who visited here. Here was born, in 1762, Bushrod Washington, who became Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1798, and died in . . . — Map (db m22390) HM
Virginia (Westmoreland County), Mount Holly — JT-14 — Morgan Jones Kiln
The Morgan Jones Kiln, located 5.2 miles north of here, operated for a short time in 1677. According to Westmoreland County records, Morgan Jones and Dennis White entered into a partnership for the “making and selling of Earthen ware,” . . . — Map (db m22391) HM
Virginia (Westmoreland County), Mount Holly — JT-3 — The Glebe
Five miles north is the home of the rectors of Cople Parish, one of whom, Walter Jones, married Washington’s parents, March 6, 1781. Here lived Thomas Smith, rector of the parish, 1764–1799, and chairman of the County Committee of Safety, . . . — Map (db m22389) HM
Virginia (Westmoreland County), Mount Holly — JT-92 — The War of 1812 / British Landing at Nomini Ferry
(side 1) The War of 1812 Impressment of Americans into British service and the violation of American ships were among the causes of America’s War of 1812 with the British, which lasted until 1815. Beginning in 1813, Virginians . . . — Map (db m76407) HM

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