Green Cove in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Green Cove Station
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-62.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 36° 37.142′ N, 81° 38.64′ W. Marker is in Green Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Damascus VA 24236, 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. “Maud Bows to The Virginia Creeper” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Offset (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Growth Forest Remnants (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trestle Construction (approx. one mile away); “Virginia Creeper” Railroad (approx. 1.7 miles away); Christmas Tree Farms (approx. 1.7 miles away); Whitetop (approx. 2.4 miles away); White Top Folk Festival (approx. 3.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Virginia Creeper Trail Guide. “The Green Cove Station is the only original remaining depot building along the Virginia Creeper Trail. Privately owned, the depot served as post office, general store, and freight office. The owner, William Buchanan and his wife Mary, worked the depot assisted by their daughters. The station was the center point for the community communication and storytelling.” (Submitted on June 8, 2013.)
2. Green Cove Station on the Virginia Creeper Trail. YouTube video. “Hear the history of the Green Cove Station and the Virginia Creeper Trail as told by Larry Lawler, U.S. Forest Service
(Submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.