Birthplace of General Pick

Birthplace of General Pick (HM17RN)

Location: Brookneal, VA 24528 Campbell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 2.93', W 78° 56.427'

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Lt. Gen. Lewis Andrew Pick was born here on November 18, 1890. Educated at Rustburg and at VPI, (where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets), General Pick served in two World Wars and in the Korean Conflict. Best known as the builder of the 1,030-mile long Ledo Road, used to supply American and Chinese troops in the China-Burma-India theater during World War II, Pick also served as Chief of the Army Corp of Engineers before his death in 1956.
HM NumberHM17RN
Marker NumberFR-27
Year Placed1974
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 683144 N 4102273
Decimal Degrees37.04883333, -78.94045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 2.93', W 78° 56.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 2' 55.80" N, 78° 56' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Wickliffe Rd, Brookneal VA 24528, US
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