Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Erected 1996 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number I 2-e.)
Location. 37° 12.873′ N, 80° 25.681′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Southgate Drive 0.2 miles east of Bypass Route 460, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located alongside Smithfield (KG 9) and Founding of the Future Farmers of Virginia (K 64) markers in a convenient pull-off area. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the Future Farmers of Virginia Smithfield (a few steps from this marker); William Ballard Preston (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stroubles Creek Watershed and the Duck Pond (approx. ¾ mile away); Restoring Stroubles Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); Solitude (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harvey Lee Price (approx. 0.8 miles away); Thomas Oldham Sandy (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blacksburg.
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Also see . . .
1. Virginia Tech. (Submitted on February 18, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Drapers Meadow - Roanoke.com. Few traces remain of the site of a bloody 1755 Indian attack. (Submitted on November 3, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 685 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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