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Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Salem Inns

 
 
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1. Old Salem Inns Marker
Inscription. Salem, founded in 1803, was a notable stopping place on the route to the West. The inns located near this spot were the Bull's Eye, Ye Olde Time Tavern, the Globe, the Indian Queen, and the Mermaid. (Marker Number K-88.)
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 37° 17.364′ N, 80° 5.71′ W. Marker was in Salem, Virginia. Marker was on Wildwood Road 0.1 miles north of West Main Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Roanoke College (approx. 0.3 miles away); 9-11-2001 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Colonial Mansion Site (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Lewis (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 2.5 miles away); Sgt. James Walton (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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