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Wilson Cary Nicholas GA-45 | Marker History

Wilson Cary Nicholas Marker, GA-45

Just to the south was Mount Warren, the home of Wilson Cary Nicholas. He served in the Continental army, represented Albemarle County in the General Assembly (1784–1789, 1794–1799), and was a delegate to the Virginia Convention of 1788 that approved the United States Constitution. Nicholas was a member of the U. S. Senate (1799-1804), served in the House of Representatives (1807-1809), and was governor of Virginia (1814-1816). A close personal friend and political ally of Thomas Jefferson, Nicholas is buried at Monticello.

Marker Information:
Date Approved by DHR: 12/07/07
Year On Marker: 2007
Original Sponsor: Richard L. Nicholas
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Albemarle County
Physical Description of Location: 1345 James River Road, Scottsville, VA 24590. Located on James River Road, 1/2 of a mile east of the intersection of James River Road and Warren Ferry Road.
GPS Location: 37.7764,-78.555
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