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Near Fort Chiswell in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pulaski County / Wythe County

 
 
Pulaski County Marker side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 22, 2022
1. Pulaski County Marker side
Inscription.  
Pulaski County
Area 333 square miles
Formed in 1839 from Wythe and Montgomery, and named for Count Casimir Pulaski, killed at the siege of Savannah, 1779. New River flows through this county.

Wythe County
Area 479 square miles
Formed in 1789 from Montgomery, and named for George Wythe, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River flows through this county.
 
Erected 1929 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-100.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 36° 58.736′ N, 80° 50.154′ W. Marker is near Fort Chiswell, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is on East Lee Highway (Virginia Route F-044) 0.2 miles west of White Oaks Farm Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Max Meadows VA 24360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles
Wythe County Marker side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 22, 2022
2. Wythe County Marker side
Inscription obtained from Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Pulaski County / Wythe County (approx. 3.6 miles away); Draper's Valley (approx. 4 miles away); Pulaski Railway Station (approx. 5.6 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Norfolk And Western Railway (approx. 5.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pulaski (approx. 5.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Pulaski County / Wythe County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 22, 2022
3. Pulaski County / Wythe County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Feb. 3, 2023