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Edward Tarr

 
 
Edward Tarr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Edward Tarr Marker
Inscription.  1st Black landowner west of Blue Ridge. Founding member 1753 Timber Ridge Church
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
 
Location. 37° 47.048′ N, 79° 26.587′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) and West Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 S Main St, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mike Seeger (here, next to this marker); Michael Miley (here, next to this marker); Thomas Jefferson (here, next to this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee (here, next to this marker); Zachariah Johnston
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(a few steps from this marker); Soldier John Grisby (a few steps from this marker); The David T. Grist Headquarters Building (a few steps from this marker); Lot One-Lexington (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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