Marion in Smyth County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Marion
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number K-26.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: 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 December 17, 1864.
Location. 36° 50.906′ N, 81° 29.379′ W. Marker is in Marion, Virginia, in Smyth County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion VA 24354, 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. Sherwood Anderson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Royal Oak Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Site of Colonial Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Col. Arthur Campbell (approx. ¾ mile away); Governor David Campbell (approx. 1.8 miles away); Annabel Morris Buchanan Marion & Rye Valley Railroad (approx. 1.8 miles away); State Fish Hatchery (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Also see . . . Battle of Marion. Article providing background and details about the battle. (Submitted on September 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,316 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on December 25, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.