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Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hotel

 
 
The Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 26, 2016
1. The Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Here remain just a few bricks and concrete that made the foundations of the hotel. This hotel was a large two-story boardinghouse for unmarried miners, new employees and visitors to the mines. The hotel also featured a single-story porch across the front of the building and a gabled addition to the rear. (Photo courtesy Alex Linkous, Jr.)
 
Erected by Parks & Recreation, Montgomery County, VA.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 11.04′ N, 80° 25.979′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Merrimac Road and Virginia Route 701, on the left when traveling north. Located on the Huckleberry Trail in the Coal Mining Heritage Park and Loop Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 751 Merrimac Rd, Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Commissary (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoist Foundation (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tipple
The Huckleberry Trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 26, 2016
2. The Huckleberry Trail
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Coal Car (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coal Car Hoist (approx. Ό mile away); Virginia Tech Airport (approx. 2 miles away); Restoring Stroubles Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away); Smithfield (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Coal Mining Heritage Park and Loop Trail. (Submitted on June 26, 2016.)
 
Huckleberry Trail thru Coal Mining Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 26, 2016
3. Huckleberry Trail thru Coal Mining Heritage Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 27, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Nov. 28, 2022