BUCKINGHAM, Va. - A member of Virginia's House of Burgesses will be honored with a state historical marker near his home in Buckingham County.
The homage to Robert Bolling is scheduled for Friday in the community of Chellowe in the central Virginia county. Besides being a member of the first elected assembly of colonists in Virginia, Bolling was also a prolific writer. He published many poems as well as a treatise on wine-making.
Bolling was born in 1738 and died unexpectedly in Richmond while attending the Virginia Convention of July and August 1775.
Representatives of the Bolling Family Association sponsored the marker by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. They are expected to attend.
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