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Lambsburg in Carroll County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Crooked Road

Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail

 
 
The Crooked Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 12, 2019
1. The Crooked Road Marker
Inscription.  
From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Coalfields region, southwest Virginia is blessed with historic and contemporary music venues, musicians, and fretted instrument makers. Historically isolated, the region retained its strong musical legacy by passing traditions down through musical families to an appreciative community.

Old time mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel can be enjoyed all year long and several museums are devoted to showcasing the area’s rich musical heritage.

The Crooked Road winds through the ruggedly beautiful Appalachian Mountains and leads you to the major hotspots of old time mountain, music country music, and bluegrass. Alive and kickin’ for today’s fans, these venues preserve and celebrate musical traditions passed down through generations. Annual festivals, weekly concerts, radio shows, and jam sessions ring out to large audiences and intimate gatherings. Please visit the Crooked Road website to plan your trip to coincide with the current entertainment events.
 
Location. 36° 33.858′ N, 80° 44.625′ W. Marker is in Lambsburg

The Crooked Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 12, 2019
2. The Crooked Road Marker
, Virginia, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from U.S. I-77 at milepost 0, one mile south of SR 620, on the right when traveling north. located on I-77 at the Visitor Center Mile post 0 traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambsburg VA 24351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardin Taliaferro (approx. 4.7 miles away in North Carolina); Jesse Franklin (approx. 7.4 miles away in North Carolina); 90 MM Gun Tank M47 Patton (approx. 7.8 miles away in North Carolina); Grayson County Virginia / North Carolina (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Andy Griffith Show (approx. 8.8 miles away in North Carolina); Stoneman’s Raid (approx. 8.8 miles away in North Carolina); Fox Hunters Paradise (approx. 9.8 miles away in North Carolina); Siamese Twins (approx. 10 miles away in North Carolina).
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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