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Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Trough

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. This Trough Marker
Inscription.  This trough was used to water mules and horses that pulled the wagon loads of tobacco from the farm to the warehouse at the turn of the century.
 
Erected 1989 by The City of Danville, Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 36° 35.381′ N, 79° 23.642′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Memorial Drive (Virginia Route 413) and North Union Street, on the left when traveling north on Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 N Union St, Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centennial Celebration of the Danville Tobacco Association (here, next to this marker); First State Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Danville's Streetcars (about 600 feet away); Home of Dan River Fabrics (about 700 feet away); High Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wreck of Old 97
This Trough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. This Trough Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Danville System (approx. ¼ mile away); Bloody Monday (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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