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Eppington M-8 | Marker History

Eppington Marker, M-8

Two and one-third miles south stands Eppington, built in the late 1760s by Francis Eppes and his wife Elizabeth Wayles Eppes, half-sister to Martha Wayles Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson frequently visited Eppington. Lucy Jefferson, his daughter, died and was presumably buried at Eppington in 1786. Mary Jefferson, another daughter, was married to John Wayles Eppes, the son of Francis and Elizabeth Wayles Eppes, in 1797, and subsequently resided at Eppington.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1975
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Chesterfield County
Physical Description of Location: Chesterfield Court House, VA 23838. Located on State Route 602, 0.25 miles west of the intersection of State Route 602 and Black Road. Marker is on the right when traveling west on State Route 602.
GPS Location: 37.3292134120,-77.7301504930
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