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
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.
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