Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 37° 14.812′ N, 79° 58.31′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Colonial Avenue (Virginia Route 720) and McNeil Drive, on the left when traveling east on Colonial Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24015, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia Western Community College Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fishburne Park Flagpole (approx. half a mile away); A Colonial Ford (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Roanoke Star (approx. 2.2 miles away); Roanoke (approx. 2.2 miles away); Colonial National Bank Building (approx. 2.4 Frederick J. Kimball Memorial Fountain (approx. 2.5 miles away); Roanoke City Market (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Roanoke.
1. About Blue Ridge PBS
Blue Ridge PBS is comprised of WBRA-TV/DT in Roanoke, WSBN-TV/DT in Norton, and WMSY-TV/DT in Marion, VA. Founded in 1967, it is the sole public multimedia enterprise serving 2.5 million individuals in portions of five states.
The station's 26,000 square-mile coverage area includes southwestern Virginia and bordering counties in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
As the region's storyteller, Blue Ridge PBS offers informational, educational and cultural programming, along with an award-winning local production team devoted to regional issues and interests.
Over 200,000 schoolchildren and their teachers benefit from the station's education services that provide a safe, trusted environment for innovative on-air and online learning.
— Submitted November 27, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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