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Cloverdale in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Carolina Road

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
1. Old Carolina Road Marker
Inscription.  This is the old road from Pennsylvania to the Yadkin Valley, over which in early times settlers passed going south. On it were the Black Horse Tavern and the Tinker Creek Presbyterian Church.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-81.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list.
 
Location. 37° 22.198′ N, 79° 54.474′ W. Marker is in Cloverdale, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is on Lee Hwy (U.S. 11) south of 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cloverdale VA 24077, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cloverdale Furnace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke County / Botetourt County (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hollins College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Daleville College
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By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
2. Old Carolina Road Marker
Looking north on the Old Carolina Road.
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 4˝ miles away); Dr. William Fleming (approx. 4˝ miles away); Mount Moriah Baptist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fort William (approx. 6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. While the marker number shown on the face of this marker is 41-AK, this marker is numbered A-41 in the latest Virginia historic marker guides and lists.
 
Old Carolina Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
3. Old Carolina Road Marker
Old Carolina Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
4. Old Carolina Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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