Greenfield

Greenfield (HM16SE)

Location: Daleville, VA 24083 Botetourt County
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N 37° 26.083', W 79° 54.213'

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Half a mile west stood Greenfield, the home of Col. William Preston. According to local tradition, Stephen Rentfroe constructed a fort there in the 1740s. In 1759, Preston bought the property from Rentfroe and soon built a house that evolved into a large log-and-frame L-shaped dwelling; a portico supported by two-story columns sheltered the front. Preston became a prominent frontier military leader during the French and Indian War (1754-1763) and the Revolutionary War (1775-1783). He also served in the Virginia House of Burgesses (1765-1771). Greenfield, later the home of Gov. James P. Preston, burned in 1959.
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HM NumberHM16SE
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Marker NumberD 30
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 597001 N 4143662
Decimal Degrees37.43471667, -79.90355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.083', W 79° 54.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 4.98" N, 79° 54' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3593-3785 Roanoke Rd, Daleville VA 24083, US
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