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Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Smithfield Plantation

 

— Historic Smithfield Plantation —

 
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By TeamOHE, July 25, 2020
1. Smithfield Plantation Marker
Inscription.  This house was built in 1772-1773 for Colonel William Preston and was the home of three governors of Virginia, James Patton Preston, John Floyd, Jr., and John Buchanan Floyd.

A gift from Mrs. Janie Preston Boulware Lamb to the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Erected by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquitie.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial Era.
 
Location. 37° 13.073′ N, 80° 25.921′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Smithfield Plantation Road 0.2 miles south of Smithfield Road, on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of the Historic Smithfield Plantation. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd, Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1820 Slave Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Slaves' Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Site Of The Law Offices Of Wm. Ballard Preston

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By TeamOHE, July 25, 2020
2. Smithfield Plantation Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); William Ballard Preston (within shouting distance of this marker); Smithfield Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preston Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Cemetery Landscape (approx. 0.3 miles away); Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Smithfield Plantation. Smithfield-Preston Foundation, Inc. (Submitted on December 19, 2020.) 
 
Smithfield Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 25, 2020
3. Smithfield Plantation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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