Vesta in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Rural Life In Appalachia
These displays illustrate aspects of mountain life that were colorful but not unique to Appalachia. If you grew up in other areas of rural America, you may recognize some of the things you encounter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway series list.
Location. 36° 45.002′ N, 80° 24.33′ W. Marker is in Vesta, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker can be reached from Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 176). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vesta VA 24177, 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. You Buy 'Em, We'll Fly 'Em! (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meadows of Dan (approx. one mile away); Floyd County / Patrick County Carroll County / Floyd County (approx. 4.3 miles away); America's Rural Landscape (approx. 5.3 miles away); Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 5.4 miles away); Buffalo Mountain (approx. 6.2 miles away); Blue Ridge Mission School (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Mabry Mill. (Submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 907 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.