Patrick Henry's Leatherwood Home

Patrick Henry's Leatherwood Home (HM1Z0O)

Location: Martinsville, VA 24112 Henry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 40.706', W 79° 46.66'

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Once located to the south was Leatherwood, the plantation of Patrick Henry, governor of Virginia and great orator of the American Revolution. Henry is especially famous for his "Liberty or Death" speech made in 1775 in Saint John's Church in Richmond. Henry initially purchased ten thousand acres of land lying on Leatherwood Creek, built a house, and lived there from 1779 to 1784. While residing there, Henry served in the Virginia General Assembly (1780-1784). He was elected governor of Virginia in November 1784 and moved to Chesterfield County that same year.
HM NumberHM1Z0O
Year Placed2002
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 609217 N 4059896
Decimal Degrees36.67843333, -79.77766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.706', W 79° 46.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 42.36" N, 79° 46' 39.6" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-58, Martinsville VA 24112, US
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