Pittsylvania County Marker, Z-107

Formed in 1766 from Halifax, and named for William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, British statesman. This is the largest county in Virginia. The home of Claude A. Swanson, Governor of Virginia 1906-10.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: Original Marker Replaced under Replacement Marker Program using Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Funds. A Federal program enacted into law in 1998. New marker may contain updated language. Displayed text above is from old marker.
Date Approved by DHR: 09/18/08
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Franklin County
Physical Description of Location: 15316 W Gretna Road (Virginia 40), Penhook, VA 24137.
GPS Location: 36.974985,-79.611966
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