Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike
Erected 2001 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-79.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1873.
Location. 37° 17.563′ N, 80° 2.686′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Marker is on Lynchburg Salem TurnpikeTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Andrew Lewis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); To honor our Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Lewis’ Grave (approx. ¼ mile away); Sgt. James Walton (approx. ¼ mile away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); General Andrew Lewis of Salem (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.