Tazewell in Tazewell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number X-11.)
Location. 37° 6.879′ N, 81° 31.539′ W. Marker is in Tazewell, Virginia, in Tazewell County. Marker is on West Main Street (Business U.S. 19) just west of Annex Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 W Main St, Tazewell VA 24651, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian-Settler Conflicts (approx. 1.7 miles away); William Wynne’s Fort (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Court for Tazewell County (approx. 2.5 miles away); Big Crab Orchard Or Witten’s Fort (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pisgah United Methodist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Molly Tynes’s Ride Burke’s Garden (approx. 3.4 miles away); Roark’s Gap Incident (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tazewell.
Also see . . . Town of Tazewell — History. “In 1892 the first street cars were used in the town. The original trolley was pulled by a horse or a mule until upgraded to electrical cars in 1904. The Town of Tazewell was noted, at that time, as the smallest town in America with an electric street car.” (Submitted on November 15, 2015.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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