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Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Torteras Village Indian Trail

 
 
Torteras Village Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
1. Torteras Village Indian Trail Marker
Inscription.  This tablet marks an Indian trail from a Torteras village in the fork of Roanoke River and Tinker Creek, joining the Indian Warrior’s Trail, the Great Path, which passed through Buford’s Gap, the Big Lick, now a part of Roanoke City, and on westward through Cumberland Gap.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 37° 16.177′ N, 79° 57.631′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard Southwest and 11th Street Southwest, on the right when traveling west on Riverside Boulevard Southwest. Marker is located in a small triangular plaza bounded by Riverside Boulevard, 11th Street and Ferdinand Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Alexander Tract Boundary (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panama Canal Mule No. 686 (approx. ¾ mile away); Mead Corporation Industrial Locomotive #200 (approx. ¾ mile away); Virginian Railway Class C-10 Caboose #321 (approx. ¾ mile away); Roanoke Life Saving and First Aid Crew
Torteras Village Indian Trail Marker<br>(<i>wide view • Ferdinand Avenue in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
2. Torteras Village Indian Trail Marker
(wide view • Ferdinand Avenue in background)
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(approx. ¾ mile away); 1936 F-20 McCormick Deering Farmall Tractor (approx. ¾ mile away); Celanese Porter Fireless #1 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mining Train (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
Also see . . .  Great Indian Warpath (Wikipedia). The Great Indian Warpath—also known as the Great Indian War and Trading Path, or the Seneca Trail—was that part of the network of trails in eastern North America developed and used by Native Americans which ran through the Great Appalachian Valley. (Submitted on May 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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May. 23, 2022