Samuel Miller

Samuel Miller (HM1YYQ)

Location: Lynchburg, VA 24502
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 21.799', W 79° 12.548'

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Samuel Miller, born in poverty in Albemarle
County, became a successful Lynchburg tobacco
merchant as a young adult. Investments in land,
bonds, banks, and railroads later made him one
of antebellum Virginia's wealthiest men. Though
reclusive and frugal in his personal life, he was
a generous philanthropist. Among his beneficiaries were the University of Virginia, the City
of Lynchburg, the Miller Home of Lynchburg for
Girls, and the Miller School of Albemarle. In
June 1864 Union forces ransacked his nearby
home looking for valuables. That residence is
listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and
the National Register of Historic Places.
Year Placed2015
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 16th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 658589 N 4136681
Decimal Degrees37.36331667, -79.20913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.799', W 79° 12.548'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 47.94" N, 79° 12' 32.88" W
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Area Code(s)434, 540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1514-1598 Brookville Ln, Lynchburg VA 24502, US
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