The Glebe of Cumberland Parish

The Glebe of Cumberland Parish (HM2182)

Location: Victoria, VA 23974 Lunenburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 57.915', W 78° 10.151'

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To the south stood the Glebe House of Cumberland
Parish, residence of Anglican minister Rev. James
Craig from 1759 until his death in 1795. An
ardent patriot during the Revolutionary War,
Craig allowed his mill on Flat Rock Creek to be
used as a supply depot for American troops.
While raiding Southside Virginia in 1781, British
Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton and his cavalry burned
the mill, and suspecting Craig of storing arms
at the Glebe House, held him prisoner until
paroled. The Orgain family, Craig's descendants,
occupied the Glebe property from 1834-1910,
operating the Flat Rock Female Seminary in the
mid-nineteenth century.
HM NumberHM2182
Year Placed2011
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 752018 N 4094762
Decimal Degrees36.96525000, -78.16918333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 57.915', W 78° 10.151'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 57' 54.9" N, 78° 10' 9.06" W
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Area Code(s)434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2798 K-V Rd, Victoria VA 23974, US
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