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Near Radford in Pulaski County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Montgomery County / Pulaski County

 
 
Montgomery County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
1. Montgomery County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (Obverse)
Montgomery County
Area 401 square miles
Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for General Richard Montgomery, killed at Quebec, 1775. The Virginia Polytechnic Institute is in this county.

(Reverse)
Pulaski County
Area 333 square miles
Formed in 1839 from Wythe and Montgomery, and named for Count Casimir Pulaski, killed at the siege of Savanna, 1779. New River flows through this county.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-80.)
 
Location. 37° 8.405′ N, 80° 34.588′ W. Marker is near Radford, Virginia, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 11) and Hazel Hollow Road (Virginia Route 626), on the right when traveling north on Lee Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Radford VA 24141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The New River (within shouting distance of this marker); Starnes (approx. 0.4 miles away); New River Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Wildwood Pool (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Pulaski County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
2. Pulaski County Marker (reverse)
Connelly's Run (approx. ¾ mile away); Page’s Meeting House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Radford (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Settlement (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Radford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Montgomery County, Virginia. (Submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Pulaski County, Virginia. (Submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
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Lee Hwy (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
3. Lee Hwy (facing east)
Lee Hwy (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
4. Lee Hwy (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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