Near Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Erected 1998 by Department of Histtoric Resources. (Marker Number I-2-a.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 30, 1755.
Location. 37° 16.851′ N, 80° 26.549′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giles County / Montgomery County (approx. 2 miles away); Craig County / Giles County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Frederick Dewey Durham (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lingan Strother Randolph (approx. 3.7 miles away); John William Hancock Jr. (approx. 3.7 miles away); Charles Henry Burchard (approx. 3.7 miles away); Clinton Harriman Cowgill (approx. 3.7 miles away); John McLaren McBryde (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
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Also see . . . Virginia Tech | Invent the Future. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) is a public land-grant university serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world community. The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission. (Submitted on November 3, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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