Nine miles west is Roanoke, home of John Randolph, a member of the House of Representatives for many years, and Senator. Randolph at first was Jefferson's lieutenant and later on an opponent and critic, but he never lost the love of his constituents. He died in Philadelphia, May 24, 1833, and was buried here; later his remains were removed to Richmond.
Geographic Location: Charlotte County
Physical Description of Location: Bacon, VA 23976. Located on Bamesville Hwy (Hwy 15), 0.6 miles southwest of the intersection of Bamesville Hwy (Hwy 15) and Kings Hwy (Hwy 360). Marker is on the right when traveling southwest on Bamesville Hwy (Hwy 15).
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