Piney Grove and Southalls

Piney Grove and Southalls (HMC76)

Location: Charles City, VA 23030 Charles City County
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N 37° 22.369', W 76° 58.718'

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During the 18th century this property was established as a Southall family seat. Notable family members include James Barrett Southall, owner of Williamsburg's Raleigh Tavern, Turner Southall, member of the committee to build Thomas Jefferson's Virginia Capitol, and historian Douglas Southall Freeman. Furneau Southall constructed the original log part of the structure, later known as Piney Grove, about 1800 as a corncrib on his 300-acre plantation. "Southall's" was home to his family and 18 slaves. He was a grandson of family patriarch John Southall and served on the county Committee of Safety with John Tyler and Benjamin Harrison.
HM NumberHMC76
Marker NumberV 38
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 4:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324803 N 4138068
Decimal Degrees37.37281667, -76.97863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.369', W 76° 58.718'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 22.14" N, 76° 58' 43.08" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16850-16898 State Rte 615, Charles City VA 23030, US
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