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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.
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.
 
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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Torteras Village Indian Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roanoke Milestones (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oliver White Hill Sr. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad Depot (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge (approx. one mile away); Oscar Micheaux
James Alexander Tract Boundary Marker<br>(<i>wide view looking south across Ferdinand Avenue</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
2. James Alexander Tract Boundary Marker
(wide view looking south across Ferdinand Avenue)
(approx. one mile away); Henry Street Business District (approx. one mile away); The Patrick Henry (approx. one mile away).
 
 
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 78 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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