Near Hanging Rock in Roanoke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
100th Anniversary of Hanging Rock
June 21, 1864
Erected by the William Watts Chapter, U. D. C.
June 21, 1964
Erected 1964 by William Watts Chapter, U. D. C.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1711.
Location. 37° 19.497′ N, 80° 2.073′ W. Marker is near Hanging Rock, Virginia, in Roanoke County. Marker is on N. Electric Road (Virginia Route 419) near U.S. 81, on the left when traveling west. Marker is immediately off the I-81 Southbound exit ramp onto Electric Road East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hanging Rock (here, next to this marker); United Daughters of the Confederacy Monuments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Hanging Rock George Morgan Jones (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two Future Presidents In Wartime Retreat (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Catawba Branch (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hanging Rock Coal Trestle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanging Rock.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.