Longwood (HMKY6)

Location: Farmville, VA 23901 Prince Edward County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 17.475', W 78° 22.734'

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Property acquired 1765 by Peter Johnston. Home of Peter Johnston, Jr., Lieutenant in Lee's Legion and judge of Circuit Court of Virginia. Birthplace of General Joseph E. Johnston.

Purchased 1811 by Abraham B. Venable, U.S. senator; organizer and first president of First Bank of Virginia. Given by Samuel Woodson Venable in 1814 to Nathaniel E. Venable, officer in War of 1812. The present house erected by him in 1815.

Birthplace of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Scott Venable, C.S.A. (1827-1900). Member of General R.E. Lee's staff: Professor of mathematics and chairman of faculty, University of Virginia: Author.

This tablet placed by descendants of Nathaniel E. and Mary Embra Scott Venable 1941
HM NumberHMKY6
Year Placed1941
Placed ByDescendants of Nathaniel E. and Mary Embra Scott Venable
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 732344 N 4130403
Decimal Degrees37.29125000, -78.37890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.475', W 78° 22.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 28.50" N, 78° 22' 44.04" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1335-1489 Johnston Dr, Farmville VA 23901, US
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