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Marion in Smyth County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Colonial Home

 
 
Site of Colonial Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Site of Colonial Home Marker
Inscription. Royal Oak, home of Arthur Campbell, Indian fighter and Revolutionary leader who settled here in 1769, stood three hundred yards south. The house was a neighborhood fort and in it, in 1832, the first court of Smyth County was held.
 
Erected 1970 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number K 27.)
 
Location. 36° 50.653′ N, 81° 30.104′ W. Marker is in Marion, Virginia, in Smyth County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 11) and Park Boulevard (State Highway 16), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion VA 24354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Arthur Campbell (here, next to this marker); Sherwood Anderson (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Marion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Engagement at Marion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Col. William Elisha Peters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Marion (approx. 1.3 miles away); Smyth County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Arthur Campbell Markers in Marion image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Arthur Campbell Markers in Marion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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