Millwood (HMJO)

Location: Boyce, VA 22620 Clarke County
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N 39° 4.197', W 78° 2.294'

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This village developed around two late-18th-century gristmills and Nathaniel Burwell's Carter Hall plantation, one of the preeminent estates in the area. The Burwell-Morgan Mill in the center of the village was a commercial gristmill, while the Carter Hall Mill served the plantation. In 1865, Confederate Col. John S. Mosby discussed terms of surrender in the J.H. Clarke house and tavern (1842) located across the road. After the Civil War, Millwood included a community of freed blacks with a school and several churches. The village retains many late-19th-and early-20th-century stores and dwellings.
Marker NumberT 16
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 756235 N 4328715
Decimal Degrees39.06995000, -78.03823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.197', W 78° 2.294'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 11.82" N, 78° 2' 17.64" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900-2020 State Rte 723, Boyce VA 22620, US
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