Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Train to Big Lick
Erected by Norfolk Southern Roanoke Employees.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 37° 16.39′ N, 79° 56.472′ W. Marker is in Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is on Norfolk Avenue SE west of S. Jefferson Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norfolk & Western General Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); North Jefferson Street (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge (about 400 feet away); Hotel Roanoke (about 400 feet away); Norfolk and Western Passenger Station (about 500 feet away); The Market Square Walkway (about 500 feet away); Colonial National Bank Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Roanoke.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.