Near Pocahontas in Tazewell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number XP-7.)
Location. 37° 18.6′ N, 81° 20.095′ W. Marker is near Pocahontas, Virginia, in Tazewell County. Marker is at the intersection of Centre Street / Bramwell Road (County Route 644) and Falls Mills Road (Virginia Route 102), on the right when traveling west on Centre Street / Bramwell Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocahontas VA 24635, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pocahontas (a few steps from this marker); Abb’s Valley Jordan Nelson’s Coal Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away in West Virginia); Bramwell (approx. one mile away in West Virginia); Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co. (approx. one mile away in West Virginia); West Virginia / Mercer County (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia); Pinnacle Rock (approx. 2.4 miles away in West Virginia); The Birth of Pinnacle Rock State Park (approx. 2.5 miles away in West Virginia). Click for a list of all markers in Pocahontas.
Also see . . . A History of Pocahontas Cemetery. “One resident relates, ‘I can remember as a child that hardly a Sunday passed that many of the town people met at the cemetery to discuss the happenings of the week past. There was a storm shelter on top of the hill with a cement walk leading to the building. Along the pathways there were iron benches for resting while you talked with other visitors in the cemetery. I also remember the neatly kept fish ponds with beautiful gold fish.’ The cemetery was a good place to take pictures of courting couples. One man related that his father (Submitted on November 14, 2015.)
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