Near Galax in Grayson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Grayson County Virginia / North Carolina
Area 425 Square Miles /
North Carolina. North Carolina was one of the original thirteen states. The first settlement was made on Roanoke Island, 1585, but was not permanent. Settlers from Virginia occupied the Albemarle region before 1663, in which year the colony of Carolina was founded.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-250.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 36° 33.701′ N, 80° 53.908′ W. Marker is near Galax, Virginia, in Grayson County. Marker is on Skyline Highway (Virginia Route 89) 0.7 miles south of Blue Ridge Parkway at the state line, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galax VA 24333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fox Hunters Paradise (approx. 1.7 miles away in North Carolina); Jesse FranklinGalax (approx. 6.8 miles away); Galax: Home of Traditional Mountain Music (approx. 7.2 miles away); First County Seat (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Railroad: Lifeline to the World (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Galax (approx. 7˝ miles away); The Crooked Road (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galax.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.