Henry County / North Carolina

Henry County / North Carolina (HM13LZ)

Location: Stoneville, NC 27048 Rockingham County
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N 36° 32.592', W 79° 54.595'

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Henry County
Located in the foothills of southern Virginia, Henry County is named for Patrick Henry (1736-1799), Revolutionary leader and governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Henry lived in the county from 1779 to 1784. The General Assembly formed the county from Pittsylvania County in 1776, effective 1 Jan. 1777. In 1790 Patrick County was formed from a portion of Henry County. During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the area's tobacco industry flourished here and the country's furniture industry was born. Martinsville is the county seat.

North Carolina
England first attempted to colonize the New World in present-day North Carolina at Roanoke Island in 1585. Originally a part of Virginia, North Carolina became a separate colony when King Charles II issued a charter in 1663. Meeting in Halifax, North Carolina, on 12 April 1776, the North Carolina Provincial Assembly, was the first state legislature to authorize its delegates to the Continental Congress to support the independence of the American colonies from Great Britain. Raleigh (named for Sir Walter Raleigh, patron of the Roanoke colony), has [been] the state capital since 1792.
HM NumberHM13LZ
Marker NumberZ 220
Year Placed2002
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 597570 N 4044752
Decimal Degrees36.54320000, -79.90991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 32.592', W 79° 54.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 32' 35.52" N, 79° 54' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 State Rd 1378, Stoneville NC 27048, US
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