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To Mark The Site of The Lead Mines

 
 
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By Roger Miller, October 22, 2018
1. To Mark The Site of The Lead Mines Marker
Inscription.  An important source of ammunition for the Revolutionary War and of The Courthouse of Fincastle County 1772-1776

Here on January 20 1775, The Committee of Safety of Fincastle County adopted resolutions boldly declaring their determination never to surrender the rights and privileges granted to them as Virginians, closing with this assertion. "These are our real, though unpolished sentiments of liberty and loyalty and in them we are resolved to live and die."
 
Erected 1975.
 
Location. 36° 51.4′ N, 80° 55.723′ W. Marker is in Austinville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is on Austinville Road (Virginia Route 619), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1995 Austinville Road, Austinville VA 24312, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fincastle County (approx. 2˝ miles away); Jackson’s Ferry and Shot Tower (approx. 3.4 miles away); Austin's Birthplace (approx. 4 miles away); Carroll County / Wythe County (approx. 4 miles away); Anchor and Hope Plantation (approx. 6.1 miles away); Lead Mines (approx. 6.2 miles away); Wythe County/ Carroll County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Walter Crockett (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austinville.
 
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By Roger Miller, October 22, 2018
2. To Mark The Site of The Lead Mines Marker
Civil RightsIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
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By Roger Miller, October 22, 2018
3. To Mark The Site of The Lead Mines Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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