Afton in Nelson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Erected 1976 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1858.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 723 Blue Ridge Tunnel Trail, Afton VA 22920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Laborers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Flight of Richard C. duPont (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rockfish Gap Meeting (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nelson County / Augusta County (approx. ¼ mile away); Rockfish Gap (approx. ¼ mile away); The Blue Ridge Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to Shenandoah National Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Afton.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. An image of the east entrance of the tunnel on a clear day. • Can you help?