Amherst County Marker, Z-137

Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1934
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Nelson County
Physical Description of Location: Richmond Highway (US 60), about .8 miles west of intersection with Tye River Road, Gladstone, VA 24553.
GPS Location: 37.570202,-78.911536
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