Three miles east is the birthplace of the noted teacher, educator and historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson. He was the founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Journal of Negro History, originated Negro History Week and authored more than a dozen important works dealing with his race in the United States.
Geographic Location: Buckingham County
Physical Description of Location: Palmyra, VA 22963. Located on North Madison Hwy (Hwy 15), 2.75 miles north of the intersection of North Madison Hwy (Hwy 15) and Cartersville Road. Marker is on the right when traveling north on North Madison Hwy (Hwy 15).
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