Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Founding of the Future Farmers of Virginia
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-64.)
Location. 37° 12.87′ N, 80° 25.683′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Southgate Drive 0.3 miles east of Bypass Route 460, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located alongside Smithfield (KG 9) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (I 2-e) markers in a convenient pull-off area. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (here, next to this marker); Smithfield (here, next to this marker); William Ballard Preston (approx. 0.3 miles The Stroubles Creek Watershed and the Duck Pond (approx. ¾ mile away); Restoring Stroubles Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); Solitude (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harvey Lee Price (approx. 0.8 miles away); Thomas Oldham Sandy (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
Categories. • 20th Century • Agriculture • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.