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

Site of Colonial Home

 
 
Site of Colonial Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Site of Colonial Home Marker
Inscription.  Royal Oak, home of Arthur Campbell, Indian fighter and Revolutionary leader who settled here in 1769, stood three hundred yards south. The house was a neighborhood fort and in it, in 1832, the first court of Smyth County was held.
 
Erected 1970 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number K-27.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
 
Location. 36° 50.653′ N, 81° 30.104′ W. Marker is in Marion, Virginia, in Smyth County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 11) and Park Boulevard (State Highway 16), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion VA 24354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Arthur Campbell (here, next to this marker); Royal Oak Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sherwood Anderson
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(approx. half a mile away); Battle of Marion (approx. ¾ mile away); Governor David Campbell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Annabel Morris Buchanan (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marion & Rye Valley Railroad (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nolan Ryan and the Marion Mets (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Arthur Campbell Markers in Marion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Arthur Campbell Markers in Marion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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