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Gate City in Scott County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel Boone Trail

 
 
Daniel Boone Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
1. Daniel Boone Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Daniel Boone
Trail,

from North Carolina
through Virginia
to Kentucky,
marked by the
Virginia Daughters
of the
American Revolution

 
Erected by Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 36° 38.289′ N, 82° 34.838′ W. Marker is in Gate City, Virginia, in Scott County. Marker is on West Jackson Street (Business U.S. 421) east of Municipal Avenue (Virginia Route 665), on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted at knee-level, front-and-center on the base of the Scott County Courthouse front portico, facing Jackson Street. At times it could be obscured by vehicles parked in front of the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 West Jackson Street, Gate City VA 24251, 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
Daniel Boone Trail Marker<br>(<i>wide view • marker at bottom center of front portico</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
2. Daniel Boone Trail Marker
(wide view • marker at bottom center of front portico)
. Scott County Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Faris (Ferris) Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gate City (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blackmore’s Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); Donelson's Indian Line (approx. one mile away); First Court of Scott County (approx. one mile away); Moccasin Gap (approx. one mile away); John P. McConnell (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gate City.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Daniel Boone Trail, Gate City, Virginia
 
Also see . . .  Daniel Boone's Trail. The name, "Daniel Boone's Trail," is taken from the commemorative effort undertaken by the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1913-1915. They placed 50 cast iron plaques across 400 miles through four states: North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Kentucky. (Submitted on June 23, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Scott County Courthouse (<i>marker visible near center</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
3. Scott County Courthouse (marker visible near center)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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