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Near Ewing in Lee County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

White Rocks

 
 
White Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 29, 2011
1. White Rocks Marker
Inscription.  The cliffs to the north were a familiar landmark along the Wilderness Road which was blazed by Daniel Boone in March, 1775, and which was the principal route from Virginia to Kentucky. They are part of the Cumberland Mountains.
 
Erected 1967 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number K-7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksNatural Features. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1775.
 
Location. 36° 38.02′ N, 83° 26.57′ W. Marker is near Ewing, Virginia, in Lee County. Marker is on Daniel Boone Trail (Business U.S. 58) near County Route 684, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ewing VA 24248, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Ball (approx. half a mile away); Hiking Up to White Rocks (approx. 1.3 miles away); William H. Starnes: Agricultural Educator (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lee County Code Breakers (approx. 2.6 miles away); Daniel Boone Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Indian Mound (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pioneer Graves (approx. 3˝ miles away); Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin 1740-1805 (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ewing.
 
White Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 29, 2011
2. White Rocks Marker
White Rocks and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 16, 2019
3. White Rocks and Marker
View to the North of this Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 29, 2011
4. View to the North of this Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4. submitted on July 7, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
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Apr. 16, 2024