William Harris Crawford was born in this vicinity, February 24, 1772. Early in life he was taken to Georgia and became a leading politician of the era. He was United States Senator; Minister to France; Secretary of War and of the Treasury; candidate, 1824, for the Presidency, which was decided by the House of Representatives.
Geographic Location: Nelson County
Physical Description of Location: 2929-2949 Rockfish Valley Highway (Route 151), Nellysford, VA 22957. Marker is across street from Wachovia Bank.
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