Greenway Historic District

Greenway Historic District (HMJM)

Location: Boyce, VA 22620 Clarke County
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N 39° 3.559', W 78° 2.471'

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This 30-square-mile scenic landscape illustrates the evolution of a unique rural community. Unlike the rest of the Shenandoah Valley, where mostly Scots-Irish and German immigrants settled on small farms, Virginia Tidewater gentry occupied most of this district. These families brought with them their wealth and a slave-based economy, which they employed to build and maintain large plantations. Significant residents included Thomas Lord Fairfax, proprietor of the Northern Neck; Nathaniel Burwell, grandson of Robert "King" Carter; Gen. Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary War hero; and William Meade, third Episcopal Bishop of Virginia.
Marker NumberB 38
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 756018 N 4327526
Decimal Degrees39.05931667, -78.04118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.559', W 78° 2.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 33.54" N, 78° 2' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131-195 VA-255, Boyce VA 22620, US
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