Cloverdale in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2017 by Virginia Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number AK-82.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 37° 22.3′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cloverdale VA 24077, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Carolina Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke County / Botetourt County (approx. 1.7 miles away); Daleville College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hollins College (approx. 2.3 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 4.4 miles away); Dr. William Fleming (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mount Moriah Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort William (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Also see . . . The Iron Furnaces of Botetourt County, VA: Cloverdale Furnace. This furnace no longer exists. The site and race are all on private property, although the site of the furnace can be seen easily from the road. The site is located within 200 yards of the mill site which is located near the intersection of Rt. 11 and the northern entrance to Updike Lane, on the northwestern side of Updike Lane. A retaining wall and some evidence of the race still exist. (Submitted on October 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 164 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.