Home Site- Buckingham, County

Located in Buckingham County across the James River from Greenway Station in Nelson County.

Timeline of Clover Plains Ownership

Clover Plains was the home of Captain William Megginson (1740-1776) and his wife, Elizabeth Cabell (1753-1771), daughter of Col. Joseph Cabell.  William Megginson’s sister, Martha, married William Horsley, son of Mary Cabell and William Horsley. Clover Plains had been the home of William and Martha’s father, Col. William Megginson. Col. Megginson had purchased 580 acres from Elizabeth Cabell on the south side of the James River in 1739. He added more than 2000 acres to his holding and named his estate Clover Plains.