Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Garst / Kesler Mill
Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail
Erected 1999 by County
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 37° 18.758′ N, 80° 2.002′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Keesler Mill Drive. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Valley Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Catawba Branch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hanging Rock (approx. 0.9 miles away); 100th Anniversary of Hanging Rock (approx. 0.9 miles away); Two Future Presidents In Wartime Retreat (approx. one mile away); The Hanging Rock Coal Trestle (approx. one mile away); McCausland Attacks (approx. 1.1 miles away); United Daughters of the Confederacy Monuments (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
More about this marker. Marker is one of several interpretive signs along the cinder-surfaced, 1.7-mile long Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail that winds along Mason Creek and Kessler Mill Road in Salem, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,744 times since then and 170 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.