Pennington Gap in Lee County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number X-30.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 36° 45.508′ N, 83° 1.619′ W. Marker is in Pennington Gap, Virginia, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Harrell Street and East Morgan Avenue (Alternate U.S. 58), on the left when traveling west on Harrell Street. It is in a small triangle-shaped park at the Morgan Avenue railroad crossing. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Harrell St, Pennington Gap VA 24277, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Hunters (approx. 6.1 miles away); Jonesville (approx. 7 miles away); Death of Boone's Son (approx. 7.4 miles away); Fanny Dickenson Scott Johnson (approx. 7.4 miles away); Doctor Still’s Birthplace (approx. 7.6 miles away); Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 8.4 miles away); Scott County / Lee County (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Doctor Still’s Birthplace (approx. 9.2 miles away).
Regarding Pennington Gap. The highway short-cut to Kentucky is today’s U.S. 421.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.