Four and a half miles southwest was born Cyrus Griffin, July 16, 1748. Educated in England, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1777-8, 1786-7. He was a member of the Continental Congress, 1787-1788, in which last year he was president of the body. Griffin was president of the court of admiralty, commissioner to the Creeks, 1789, and a United States district judge. He died at Yorktown, December 14, 1810.
Geographic Location: Richmond County
Physical Description of Location: History Land Highway (Virginia 3), Farnham, VA 22460. Marker is on left when traveling west on Virginia 3, about .5 miles west of intersection with Farnham Creek Road (State Route 608).
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