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Early Peanut Crop K-306 | Marker History

Early Peanut Crop Marker, K-306

One mile northwest Dr. Matthew Harris grew the first commercial crop of peanuts in the United States, according to tradition, in or soon after 1842.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1959
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Sussex County
Physical Description of Location: 8377-8929 S County Drive (US 460), about 3.5 miles southeast of intersection with Virginia 40, Waverly, VA 23890.
GPS Location: 37.0043378120,-77.0444911360
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