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History of Farmville, Virginia, USA

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Farmville, Virginia, USA

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Lithia Springs, located in Farmville, was known for its "healing mineral spring water." The springs were said to "cure" gout and kidney stones amongst other things. Investors bottled "Farmville Lithia Water" from 1884 to 1901, and it was sold in the U.S. and abroad.

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  • 1854 - Farmville
    Farmville, a post-village of Prince Ed ward county, Virginia, is finely situated on the Appomatox river, 08 miles W. S. W. from Richmond. The South...Read MORE...


  • 1865 - April 7 - Battle of Farmville VA

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  • 1895 - Farmville
    Farmville, a post-village, capital of Prince Edward co., Va., on the Appomattox River, 26 miles by rail N.W. of Nottoway Court-House, and 18 miles by ...Read MORE...


  • Farmville, Virginia, USA
    State Normal School
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  • 1916
    Farmville, a banking post-town, capital of Prince Edward co., Vs., on the Appomattox River, and on the Nor folk and Western and the Farmville and...Read MORE...


  • Farmville, Virginia, USA
    Methodist Church, Farmville, Va.
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  • Farmville, Virginia, USA
    South Side Hospital and Nurses Home, Farmville, Va.
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  • Farmville, Virginia, USA
    Hotel Weyanoke - Farmville, Va.
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  • Farmville, Virginia, USA
    Longwood College
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  • Farmville, Virginia, USA
    State Teachers College
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  • News 1923 - STATE NORMAL SCHOOL DAMAGED BY FIRE. FARMVILLE COLLEGE FOR GIRLS SUFFERS LOSS OF $200,000.
    WING OF MAIN BUILDING COMPLETELY DESTROYED - NEARLY FIVE HUNDRED WOMEN-STUDENTS ROUTED FROM SLEEP -
    ALL ESCAPED UNINJURED - FIREMEN CALLED FROM...Read MORE...




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Farmville, Virginia, USA
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State Normal School
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Farmville, Virginia, USA
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Methodist Church, Farmville, Va.
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Farmville, Virginia, USA
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South Side Hospital and Nurses Home, Farmville, Va.
Postcard

Farmville, Virginia, USA
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Hotel Weyanoke - Farmville, Va.
Postcard

Farmville, Virginia, USA
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Longwood College
Postcard

Farmville, Virginia, USA
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State Teachers College
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  • 1854 - Farmville
    Farmville, a post-village of Prince Ed ward county, Virginia, is finely situated on the Appomatox river, 08 miles W. S. W. from Richmond. The South... Read MORE...

  • 1865 - April 7 - Battle of Farmville VA

    historyorb.com
  • 1895 - Farmville
    Farmville, a post-village, capital of Prince Edward co., Va., on the Appomattox River, 26 miles by rail N.W. of Nottoway Court-House, and 18 miles by ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Farmville, a banking post-town, capital of Prince Edward co., Vs., on the Appomattox River, and on the Nor folk and Western and the Farmville and... Read MORE...

  • News  1923 - STATE NORMAL SCHOOL DAMAGED BY FIRE. FARMVILLE COLLEGE FOR GIRLS SUFFERS LOSS OF $200,000.
    WING OF MAIN BUILDING COMPLETELY DESTROYED - NEARLY FIVE HUNDRED WOMEN-STUDENTS ROUTED FROM SLEEP -
    ALL ESCAPED UNINJURED - FIREMEN CALLED FROM... Read MORE...

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