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Pittsylvania County Z-71 | Marker History

Pittsylvania County Marker, Z-71

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:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Henry County
Physical Description of Location: Iriswood, VA 24054. Located on Martinsville Hwy (Hwy 58), 1.4 miles east of the junction of Martinsville Hwy (Hwy 58) and County Road 647. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Martinsville Hwy (Hwy 58).
GPS Location: 36.65028,-79.690064
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