Taylor's Store

Taylor's Store (HM18ML)

Location: Wirtz, VA 24184 Franklin County
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N 37° 7.089', W 79° 47.545'

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Here stood Taylor's Store, established in 1799 by Skelton Taylor, a lieutenant in the Bedford County militia during the Revolutionary War. After Franklin County was formed, Taylor became a militia captain and overseer of the poor. His store and ordinary served travelers along the nearby Warwick Road, which linked the Southside Piedmont counties with Richmond. The store became the hub of a community known as Taylor's Store and functioned as a post office between 1818 and 1933. It was dismantled ca. 1970.
HM NumberHM18ML
Marker NumberA-98
Year Placed1989
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 607281 N 4108661
Decimal Degrees37.11815000, -79.79241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.089', W 79° 47.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 5.34" N, 79° 47' 32.70" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8875 Booker T Washington Hwy, Wirtz VA 24184, US
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