Meadow Farm

Meadow Farm (HMAAZ)

Location: Glen Allen, VA 23060 Henrico County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 40.375', W 77° 31.028'

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The land comprising Meadow Farm was first patented by William Sheppard in 1713. In 1800, Sheppard family slaves thwarted plans for a well-organized slave uprising known as Gabriel's Insurrection. The farmhouse was built in 1810. Dr. John Mosby Sheppard practiced medicine at Meadow Farm between 1840 and 1877. The last private owner of Meadow Farm, Major General Sheppard Crump, was a founding member of the American Legion and Adjutant General of Virginia from 1956-1960. Until 1960, the Sheppard family farmed the land, growing a variety of grains and tobacco.
Marker NumberEA 1
Year Placed1988
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278006 N 4172506
Decimal Degrees37.67291667, -77.51713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.375', W 77° 31.028'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 22.50" N, 77° 31' 1.68" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3400 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen VA 23060, US
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