Signs of History (SM)

Campbell County

Formed in 1781 from Bedford, and named for General William Campbell, hero of the battle of King's Mountain, 1780. Tarleton passed through the county in 1781. The Union General Hunter was defeated near Lynchburg, 1864. (Marker number 58-Z)

Area: 557 square miles

For a map directing you to Campbell County click here.

Photograph courtesy of Charlotte Bick (1999)

Hat Creek Church, FR-16 Rte. 40, 2.1 miles e. of Brookneal
Patrick Henry's Grave, FR-25 Rte. 40, 2.5 miles e. of Brookneal
Birthplace of General Pick, FR-27 Rte. 40, in Brookneal
New London, K-139 Rte. 858, 4 miles w. of Lynchburg
Chestnut Hill, K-146 Rte. 501, 4 miles e. of Lynchburg
Mount Athos, K-148 Rte. 460, 6 miles e. of Lynchburg
Oxford Furnace, K-150 Rte. 460, 2.5 miles e. of Lynchburg
Concord Station, K-152 Rte. 460, at Concord
Shady Grove, L-12 Rte. 501, at Gladys
Origin of Lynch Law, L-30 Rte. 29, 1 mile n. of Alta Vista
Patrick Henry's Grave, R-15 Rte. 501, at Brookneal
Old Rustburg, R-62 Rte. 501, at Rustburg

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