In 1935 Luck Stone purchased the Burkeville Plant, located on the Route 360/460 by-pass in Nottoway County, Virginia. The Burkeville plant is the recipient of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s 1997 About Face Award for Outstanding Achievement. Burkeville also helps sponsor the Chicken Festival and the Burk-Fest annual parade.
Prince Edward and Nottoway counties as well as the City of Farmville.
Burkeville mines light-colored, grayish-blue granite known as Burkeville Pluton. Formed in the late Paleozoic age (about 250 million years ago) from magma intruding upon existing rock during the creation of the Appalachian Mountain chain, Burkeville Pluton contains orthoclase and microcline feldspars – a common family of minerals found in granites.