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Boones Mill in Franklin County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roanoke County / Franklin County

 
 
Roanoke County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2012
1. Roanoke County Marker
Inscription.
Roanoke County
Area 305 Square Miles

Formed in 1838 from Botetourt and Montgomery, and probably named for Roanoke River. General Andrew Lewis lived here. The city of Roanoke is known as the Gate City of the South.

Franklin County
Area 697 Square Miles

Formed in 1785 from Henry and Bedford and added to from Patrick. Named for Benjamin Franklin. General Jubal A. Early lived in this county.
 
Erected 1949 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z 69.)
 
Location. 37° 8.373′ N, 79° 58.339′ W. Marker is in Boones Mill, Virginia, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 220 north of Naff Road (Virginia Route 613), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boones Mill VA 24065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jubal Early Homeplace (approx. 5 miles away); Jubal A. Early Homeplace (approx. 5 miles away); Birthplace of General Jubal Early (approx. 5.7 miles away); McNeil Drive (approx. 7.4 miles away); Virginia Western Community College Memorial
Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2012
2. Franklin County Marker
(approx. 7.4 miles away); Fishburne Park Flagpole (approx. 7.5 miles away); Ferrum College (approx. 7.8 miles away); Carolina Road (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boones Mill.
 
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Roanoke County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2012
3. Roanoke County Marker
Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2012
4. Franklin County Marker
County Marker on US 220 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2012
5. County Marker on US 220
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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