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Martinsville Virginia Historical Markers

 
Fayette Street Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
Fayette Street Marker
Virginia, Martinsville — A-107 — Fayette Street
On Fayette Street (Virginia Route 457) at West Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Fayette Street.
Since the late 19th century, Fayette Street has been a gateway to the business, social, and Cultural life of African Americans here. Institutions such as Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (founded in 1870), St. Mary’s Hospital (1926-1952), . . . — Map (db m104550) HM
Virginia, Martinsville — Henry County U.D.C. Monument
On East Main Street at Franklin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Gloria Victis 1861-1865 Henry honors her heroes Defeated yet without scar Erected by Mildred Lee Chapter. No. 74, U.D.C., To the true Confederate soldiers of Henry — Map (db m66089) WM
Virginia, Martinsville — Henry County War Memorial
On East Main Street at Jones Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
In honor of those citizens of Martinsville and Henry County who courageously participated in these wars American Revolution 1776-1789 War of 1812 1812-1814 Civil War 1861-1865 Spanish American War 1898 World War I 1917-1918 World War . . . — Map (db m66090) WM
Virginia, Martinsville — A-94 — Martinsville
On East Main Street (State Highway 457) at Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Named for Joseph Martin, pioneer who settled here in 1773. In 1793 the courthouse of Henry County was moved here and the town was established, Patric Henry, for whom the county was named, lived near here once. In 1865, Stoneman, moving south to join . . . — Map (db m64658) HM
Virginia, Martinsville — Near War's EndHenry Court House Engagement — Stoneman's Raid —
On Jones Street (Virginia Route 457) at East Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Jones Street.
(overview) On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — Map (db m66013) HM

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