Home of John Wayles EppesApproximately 2 miles east stood Millbrook (1811-1866), home of U.S. Senator John Wayles Eppes (1773-1823). He attended the University of Pennsylvania, was graduated from Hampden-Sydney College, and was admitted to the Bar in 1794. He married Maria, daughter of Thomas Jefferson, in 1797. His second wife was Martha Burke Jones. Eppes served in the Virginia House of Delegates and the Congress of the United States. It is believed that Jefferson advised Eppes on the design and landscaping of Millbrook. The house burned in 1866.
|Marker Number||O 38|
|Placed By||Department of Conservation and Historic Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 9:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 725193 N 4147104|
|Decimal Degrees||37.44340000, -78.45441667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 26.604', W 78° 27.265'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 26' 36.24" N, 78° 27' 15.90" W|
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|Area Code(s)||434, 804|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7732-8128 S James Madison Hwy, Dillwyn VA 23936, US|
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