Prestwould Plantation

Prestwould Plantation (HMLAU)

Location: Clarksville, VA 23927 Mecklenburg County
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N 36° 39.424', W 78° 33.623'

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The second William Byrd obtained land here about 1730 and named the place "Blue Stone Castle." The estate extended ten miles along Roanoke River. Before the Revolution Sir Peyton Skipwith came into possession and built the present house, which he named Prestwould.
Marker NumberF 95
Year Placed1930
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 718057 N 4059603
Decimal Degrees36.65706667, -78.56038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 39.424', W 78° 33.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 39' 25.44" N, 78° 33' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 State Rte 1601, Clarksville VA 23927, US
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