Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1942 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number I-11-b.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 1, 1803.
Location. 37° 17.548′ N, 80° 5.916′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Wildwood Road and Horner Lane, on the right when traveling east on Wildwood Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 9-11-2001 Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonial Mansion Site (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fort LewisRoanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sgt. James Walton (approx. 2.7 miles away); Andrew Lewis’ Grave (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
More about this marker. Marker is located near Exit 137 off Interstate 81. Roanoke College is actually more accessible from Exit 140.
Also see . . . Roanoke College web site. (Submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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 944 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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