Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
A Colonial Ford
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-116.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1783.
Location. 37° 15.279′ N, 79° 57.006′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Road SW (Virginia Route 220) and Wiley Drive, on the right when traveling north on Franklin Road SW. At the Franklin Road entrance to Rivers Edge Sports Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24014, 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. Big Lick Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); History of Evan Mill and Crystal Spring (approx. half a mile away); The Virginian Railway Roanoke Passenger Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Virginian Railway Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); The Roanoke Star (approx. one mile away); Roanoke (approx. one mile away); Roanoke Life Saving and First Aid Crew (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,526 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 4. submitted on May 3, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.