Buffalo Lick Plantation

Buffalo Lick Plantation (HMV74)

Location: Madison Heights, VA 24572 Amherst County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 24.269', W 79° 4.632'

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Patented in 1742 by John Bolling, Jr., the 2,735-acre Buffalo Lick Plantation tract along the JamesRiver includes three notable historic sites. Onemile southeast stand the ruins of Mount Athos, thehome of William J. Lewis, an officer in theAmerican Revolution and member of Congress(1817-1819). The house burned in 1876. TheSouthside Railroad constructed the Six Mile Bridgehere six miles east of Lynchburg in 1854. Confederate Fort Riverview was built nearby duringthe Civil War to guard this strategic structure.Southern Maj. Gen. Lunsford L. Lomax orderedthe bridge destroyed near the end of the war;it was rebuilt soon after.
HM NumberHMV74
Marker NumberK-148
Year Placed1995
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 2:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 670181 N 4141479
Decimal Degrees37.40448333, -79.07720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.269', W 79° 4.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 16.14" N, 79° 4' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 VA-672, Madison Heights VA 24572, US
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