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EDMUND PENDLETON'S HOME
Six miles southeast is the site of Edmundsbury, home of Edmund Pendleton. Pendleton, born September 9, 1721, was in the House of Burgesses; a delegate to the Continental Congress; Chairman of the Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-6; President of the May 1776 Convention and the convention that ratified the United States Constitution, 1788; President of the Virginia Supreme Court. He died, October 26, 1803, and was buried there but later removed to Williamsburg.