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