Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
1820 Slave Cabin
— Historic Smithfield Plantation —
Erected by Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution District VII.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
Location. 37° 13.083′ N, 80° 25.9′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Smithfield Plantation Road, 0.1 miles Smithfield Road, on the right when traveling south. The marker is 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. Slaves' Garden (here, next to this marker); Site Of The Law Offices Of Wm. Ballard Preston (here, next to this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots Liberty and Justice for All (a few steps from this marker); William Ballard Preston (a few steps from this marker); Smithfield Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Smithfield Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Preston Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
Additional keywords. Slave labor, enslavement
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.