Bumpass (HM24V5)

Location: Bumpass, VA 23024 Louisa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 57.805', W 77° 44.251'

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Bumpass Turnout, named for a family of local landowners, was a side track along the Louisa Railroad, which opened in 1837. A small community, including a post office, general store, and boys' academy, developed near the turnout's passenger and freight station. During the Civil War, Union troops under Col. Ulric Dahlgren in Feb. 1864 and under Maj. Gen. George A. Custer in Mar. 1865 destroyed track in this area. Major 20th-century businesses included the B.J. Grasberger Co., which manufactured wooden ice cream spoons for shipment across the eastern United States, and the Bumpass Coop Co. Central to community life were Sharon Christian and St. Thomas Baptist Churches.
HM NumberHM24V5
Year Placed2017
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 7:04am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 259511 N 4205291
Decimal Degrees37.96341667, -77.73751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.805', W 77° 44.251'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 48.3" N, 77° 44' 15.06" W
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Area Code(s)540, 804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1082 Bumpass Rd, Bumpass VA 23024, US
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