Sheppard and Baker's Grant

Sheppard and Baker's Grant (HMGB0)

Location: Glen Allen, VA 23060 Henrico County
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N 37° 40.228', W 77° 31.002'

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The Sheppard's Way subdivision was part of the original 400 acre land grant made to William Sheppard and Richard Baker in 1713. They obtained it through the "Headrights System" by paying for the passage of eight people from England to the Virginia Colony. The Sheppard's descendants lived on this parcel called Meadow Farm until 1993. In 1899, this location was the site of the first Glen Allen School. Elizabeth Holladay, the school's founder and only teacher, taught here until 1901.
HM NumberHMGB0
Marker NumberHC 7
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278037 N 4172233
Decimal Degrees37.67046667, -77.51670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.228', W 77° 31.002'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 13.68" N, 77° 31' 0.12" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3307-3311 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen VA 23060, US
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