Abingdon in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Boyhood Home of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston
Erected 2002 by Virginia Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-50.)
Location. 36° 42.57′ N, 81° 58.674′ W. Marker is in Abingdon, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 11) 0.1 miles north of Wall Street South, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 West Main Street, Abingdon VA 24210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Abingdon in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Abingdon (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Martha Washington College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barter Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stonewall Jackson Female Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Campbell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor David Campbell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor John B. Floyd (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
Also see . . . Encyclopedia Virginia: Joseph E. Johnston (1807–1891). (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on August 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
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