Martinsville, Virginia

Things to Do

Waller's Ford Historic Marker

Heritage & History

There is so much history to learn about Martinsville-Henry County, including that of George Waller.

George and Anne Waller established their plantation on the Smith River near here around 1770. George Waller helped establish Henry County, serving as one of its first justices and as an early tax commissioner and sheriff.

Drive by Field Avenue today to learn more from this marker. Plus, stop by the Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center on your way for a copy of the Historic Fieldale Walking Tour brochure to enhance your experience and to learn even more.

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