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Snow Creek in Franklin County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Franklin County / Henry County

 
 
Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Franklin County Marker
Inscription.
Franklin County
Area 697 Square Miles
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Formed in 1785 from Henry
and Bedford and added to
from Patrick. Named for
Benjamin Franklin. General
Jubal A. Early lived in
this county.

Henry County
Area 444 Square Miles
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Formed in 1776 from
Pittsylvania, and named
for Patrick Henry, Governor
of Virginia. Henry lived in
the County, 1779-1784.
 
Erected 1940 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z 73.)
 
Location. 36° 49.106′ N, 79° 55.919′ W. Marker is in Snow Creek, Virginia, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Avenue (U.S. 220) and Oak Forest Road (Virginia Route 984), in the median on Virginia Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penhook VA 24137, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Trial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Near War's End (approx. 9.3 miles away); Henry County War Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); Martinsville (approx. 9.3 miles away); Henry County U.D.C. Monument
Henry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Henry County Marker
(approx. 9.3 miles away); Fairy Stone State Park (approx. 10.3 miles away); First Franklin County Court (approx. 12 miles away); Washington Iron Works (approx. 12 miles away).
 
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Henry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Henry County Marker
Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Franklin County Marker
Franklin County / Henry County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
5. Franklin County / Henry County Marker
 
 
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