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

James Alexander Tract Boundary

 
 
James Alexander Tract Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
1. James Alexander Tract Boundary Marker
Inscription.  This tree marked the boundary line of a 150 acre tract of land conveyed to James Alexander for 15 shillings by George III, King of England, August 3, 1771.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is August 3, 1771.
 
Location. 37° 16.16′ N, 79° 57.557′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is on Ferdinand Avenue Southwest west of 10th Street Southwest, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, overlooking the subject tree and the Roanoke River. 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. Torteras Village Indian Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panama Canal Mule No. 686 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mead Corporation Industrial Locomotive #200 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Roanoke Life Saving and First Aid Crew (approx. 0.7 miles away); Virginian Railway Class C-10 Caboose #321 (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1936 F-20 McCormick Deering Farmall Tractor
James Alexander Tract Boundary Marker<br>(<i>wide view looking south across Ferdinand Avenue</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
2. James Alexander Tract Boundary Marker
(wide view looking south across Ferdinand Avenue)
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Celanese Porter Fireless #1 (approx. Ύ mile away); Mining Train (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
 
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 107 times since then and 15 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