Near Bland in Bland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Giles County/Bland County
Area 369 square miles
Formed in 1806 from Montgomery, Tazewell, and Monroe, and named for William B. Giles, United States Senator and Governor of Virginia, 1827-1830. Mountain Lake is in this county.
Area 360 square miles
Formed in 1861 from Wythe, Tazewell and Giles. Named for Richard Bland, Revolutionary leader. This county is rich in coal.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-259.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 37° 10.932′ N, 80° 51.818′ W. Marker is near Bland, Virginia, in Bland County. Marker is on Walkers Creek Valley Road (Virginia Route 42) 1.6 miles west of Flat Hollow Road (Virginia Route 670), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bland VA 24315, 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. Giles County / Pulaski County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Old-Fashioned Camp MeetingBattle of Cloyd’s Mountain (approx. 8½ miles away); Mountain Evangelist (approx. 9½ miles away); Battle of Cloyd's Farm (approx. 10 miles away); Rearguard Action (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cloyd's Mountain (approx. 10 miles away); New Dublin Presbyterian Church (approx. 10.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 212 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.