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Near Glade Spring in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Kilmachronan

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
1. Fort Kilmachronan Marker
Inscription.  The stone house, a half mile south, was an important neighborhood fort. Built in 1776 near the site of an old Indian town.

State C. D. Comm No 58-k
Sycamore Shoals Chapter D.A.R.

 
Erected by Sycamore Shoals Chapter D.A.R. (Marker Number 58-k.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 36° 47.024′ N, 81° 44.096′ W. Marker is near Glade Spring, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 11) and Fleet Road (County Route 751), on the right when traveling north on Lee Highway. Marker is located just off Exit 32 on I-81 in a field between Lee Hwy and the exit ramp just across from the gas station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glade Spring VA 24340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sulphur Springs Church and Campground (approx. 2.9 miles away); Town House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Farthest West, 1750 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Chilhowie
Fort Kilmachronan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
2. Fort Kilmachronan Marker
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(approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Chilhowie (approx. 3.1 miles away); Transportation Through the Ages (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mrs. Eliza M. Jones (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brig. Gen. William E. "Grumble" Jones, C.S.A. (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glade Spring.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 125 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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