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Farmville Rd, Farmville, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 13' 45.670188", -78° 26' 33.004356"
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Two miles east is the glebe house where the Rev. Archibald McRoberts lived during The Revolution. Tarleton, raiding through this section in July, 1781, set fire to the house, but a timely rain put out the flames. Accordingly, the place was named Providence.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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