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Uptown Martinsville VA
Martinsville is a town in southern Virginia, close to the border of North Carolina, located on the Smith River.

It was founded and named after Joseph Martin, who lived on a plantation here, in 1779.















People Born in Martinsville

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Martinsville in People's Lives

Patrick Henry: After serving as Governor of Virginia for my allowed three consecutive terms, I moved here with my family in 1779, to a 10,000 acre plantation called Leatherwood, which I co-owned with my cousin. I grew tobacco and owned 75 slaves, with 100 slaves in total working on the land. While living here, I was in Richmond much of the time, serving as a member of the Virginia Assembly. I officially moved back to the Virginia capital in 1784, when I was again elected governor.

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