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Major Thomas Massie from New Kent County served in the American Revolution as aide-de-camp to General Nelson. In 1780, Massie married Sarah Cocke of Turkey Island. He helped finance Cyrus McCormick’s reaper, and promoted the Tye River and & Blue Ridge Turnpike. He was first magistrate of Nelson County and member of the General Assembly. … Read more


Aylmer, which is located in the Beech Grove community, is situated on one of the last parts of the last land grant (Hughes) issued in this part of the country. Eliza Coleman Ewing inherited it by way of her mother, Mary Hughes Coleman. Its original name was “White Oak” but because the post office was … Read more

Elk Hill

Ver Nelson Scenic Loop en un mapa más grande Elk Hill is a historic home and farm complex located at Nellysford, Nelson County, Virginia. It is one of the earliest extant farms in Nelson County. The 173-acre rural farm bounded in part by the South Fork of the Rockfish River and Reid’s Creek The main … Read more