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Pulaski in Pulaski County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pulaski

 
 
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By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
1. Pulaski Marker
Inscription.  The town sprang up at the coming of the railroad and was first known as Martin's Tank. Governor John Floyd lived near by. The county seat was moved here from Newbern in 1894. The town, like the county, was named for Count Casimir Pulaski, killed in the siege of Savannah, 1779. It was incorporated in 1886. Zinc and iron were early industries.
 
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K-41.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceNatural ResourcesPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 37° 2.792′ N, 80° 46.806′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Virginia, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue (U.S. 11) and 1st Street NW, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Avenue. Located in Jackson Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pulaski VA 24301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Norfolk And Western Railway
Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. Pulaski Marker
View of Jackson Park
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(a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Pulaski Railway Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pulaski County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Lest We Forget (about 600 feet away); Pulaski Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pulaski.
 
Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
3. Pulaski Marker
View of Jackson Park looking north
Entrance to Jackson Park image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
4. Entrance to Jackson Park
Jackson Park in Honor of C.V. Jackson Mayor 1953-1968
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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