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Christiansburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christiansburg

 
 
Christiansburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
1. Christiansburg Marker
Inscription. Christiansburg, originally known as "Hans Meadows," was established in 1792 and named for Colonel William Christian noted Colonial and Revolutionary Indian fighter. It became an important place on the route to the West. On May 10, 1864, Averell raided the town on an expedition into southwest Virginia. On April 5, Stoneman raided it while destroying railroads.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number K 72.)
 
Location. 37° 8.07′ N, 80° 23.287′ W. Marker is in Christiansburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Roanoke Street (U.S. 11) 0.1 miles east of Depot Street (Virginia Route 111), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg VA 24073, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Montgomery County War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lewis-McHenry Duel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Christiansburg Industrial Institute (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Hotel
Christiansburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. Christiansburg Marker
Looking south/west on Route 11.
(approx. 4.2 miles away); The Commissary (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Tipple (approx. 4.3 miles away); Coal Car Hoist (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Christiansburg.
 
Also see . . .  Christiansburg, Virginia. (Submitted on April 5, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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