Formed from Orange County in 1838, this rural Piedmont county was named for Gen. Nathanael Greene, Revolutionary War military hero. The county seat of Greene County is Stanardsville. William Donoho and William B. Phillips, master builders who had learned the classical vocabulary from Thomas Jefferson while constructing the University of Virginia, designed the Greene County Courthouse in 1838.
Geographic Location: Greene County
Physical Description of Location: 17172-17198 Spotswood Trail (US 33), Barboursville, VA 22923. Marker is about 3.2 miles east of intersection with US 29.
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