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Historic Sites in Farmville, VA

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On this site 4-23-51, the students staged a strike protesting inadequate school facilities. Led by Rev. L. Francis Gr... hmdb.org

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The Atkinson Museum displays items and exhibits on the more 225 years of Hampden-Sydney College history. Temporar... virginia.org

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Nearly a quarter of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee"s army, more than 7,700 men, were killed, wounded or captured ... virginia.org

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Rices Depot

Rice, VA

Lee established headquarters here in advance of this army as it passed Sailor's Creek. Wondering what was going o... virginia.org

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The Farmville Confederate Cemetery is located on Jackson Avenue in Farmville, Virginia, just north of the Appomat... virginia.org

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Longwood College

Farmville, VA

The college opened here in October 1884 as a "state female normal school". In 1914 the name was changed to "State Nor... hmdb.org

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(Front):Battles of Sailors Creek April 6, 1865 "My God! Has the army been dissolved?" General R. E. Lee Hillsman's Fa... hmdb.org

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(South Side):Cumberland County Area 293 square milesFormed in 1748 from Goochland, and named for the Duke of Cumberla... hmdb.org

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Beulah African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church was founded in 1868. Originally, it was known as The Colored Methodis... hmdb.org

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James F. Lipscomb

Farmville, VA

James F. Lipscomb was born a free black on 4 December 1830 in Cumberland County. He worked first as a farm laborer, t... hmdb.org

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Just to the west lies Israel Hill, settled in 1810-1811 by approximately ninety formerly enslaved persons who receive... hmdb.org

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Clifton

Prospect, VA

Generals Grant and Meade used this location for their headquarters during the night. Grant stayed in the house and it... hmdb.org

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On this site of the former R.R. Moton High School, the actions of some brave African-American students to achieve equ... hmdb.org

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A fine example of early 20th Century architecture, the Moore Building has been renovated and serves as the VIRGIN... virginia.org

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Just to the west was the medical school of John Peter Mettauer, which became a branch of Randolph-Macon College in 18... hmdb.org

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Founded on March 5, 1839 as the Farmville Female Seminary Association, Longwood is one of the oldest colleges origina... hmdb.org

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Longwood

Farmville, VA

Property acquired 1765 by Peter Johnston. Home of Peter Johnston, Jr., Lieutenant in Lee's Legion and judge of Circui... hmdb.org

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Bizarre

Farmville, VA

Near here is the site of Bizarre, owned in 1742 by Richard Randolph of Curles. In 1781, his grandson, John Randolph o... hmdb.org

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Union cavalry found Confederate infantry posted here along the road to Rice’s Depot. While others fought along Little... hmdb.org

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Slate Hill Plantation

Hampden Sydney, VA

To the west is the estate of Nathaniel Venable (1733-1804), Slate Hill Plantation. He was a prominent citizen of Prin... hmdb.org

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