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Near White Sulphur Springs in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greenbrier County / Virginia

 
 
Greenbrier County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
1. Greenbrier County Face of Marker
Inscription. Greenbrier County. Formed, 1778, from Botetourt and Montgomery. Named for the river which drains it. This county had many pioneer forts and saw many bloody Indian battles. Here are the world-famed White Sulphur and other mineral springs.

Virginia. Named for Queen Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen of England. Site of the first permanent English settlement, 1607, in America. Virginia was one of the 13 original colonies and birthplace of eight United States presidents.
 
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 37° 46.736′ N, 80° 13.671′ W. Marker is near White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on Kanawha Trail (West Virginia Route 311) 0.3 miles south of Exit 183 (Interstate 64), on the right. Click for map. Exit 183 is an incomplete exit. You can only exit eastbound. The return is westbound. When approaching from the west, continue to the next exit and return east. Marker is in this post office area: White Sulphur Springs WV 24986, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alleghany County Va. / West Virginia (a few steps from this marker in Virginia); West Virginia / Alleghany County, Virginia
Virginia Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
2. Virginia Face of Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away in Virginia); "Oakhurst" Golf Club (approx. 3.5 miles away); Dry Creek Battle (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Battle of White Sulphur (approx. 3.6 miles away); White Sulphur (approx. 4.2 miles away); Kate's Mountain (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Greenbrier Clinic and Project Greek Island (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in White Sulphur Springs.
 
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Greenbrier County / Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
3. Greenbrier County / Virginia Marker
Greenbrier County / Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
4. Greenbrier County / Virginia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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