New Store Village Marker, F-61

Four miles west is the site of New Store Village, in early times an important stop on the Stage Coach Road between Richmond and Lynchburg. Philip Watkins McKinney, Governor of Virginia 1890-1894, was born here in 1832. Peter Francisco, Revolutionary War hero, grew to maturity at nearby Hunting Towers, home of Judge Anthony Winston, an uncle of Patrick Henry.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1974
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Buckingham County
Physical Description of Location: Farmville, VA 23901. Located at the intersection of Francisco Road and South James Madison Hwy (Hwy 18).
GPS Location: 37.3905539930,-78.4851493380
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