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

Site Of The Law Offices Of Wm. Ballard Preston

 

— Historic Smithfield Plantation —

 
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By TeamOHE, July 25, 2020
1. Site Of The Law Offices Of WM. Billard Preston Marker
Inscription.  Grandson of Col. Wm. Preston, built c. 1840 during Ballard's ownership of Smithfield. Fire destroyed the building in 1929, leaving only the foundation.
 
Erected by Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution District VII.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 13.083′ N, 80° 25.9′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Smithfield Plantation Road 0.2 miles from Smithfield Road, on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of the Historic Smithfield Plantation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 (here, next to this marker); Slaves' Garden (here, next to 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
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By TeamOHE, July 25, 2020
2. Site Of The Law Offices Of WM. Billard Preston Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Cemetery Landscape (approx. ¼ mile away); Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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