Clifton Forge in Alleghany County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2016 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number L-6.)
Location. 37° 48.973′ N, 79° 49.497′ W. Marker is in Clifton Forge, Virginia, in Alleghany County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 60) and East Ridgeway Street (Business U.S. 60), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clifton Forge VA 24422, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C&O Railroad Shops (approx. 0.8 miles away); Douthat State Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jackson River Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); Oakland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Oakland Grove Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Oakland Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Oakland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Low Moor Iron Company Coke Ovens (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Also see . . . The Historic Masonic Theatre - Our Story. “Since its beginnings, the theater also served as a movie house, and a meeting place. Nostalgia for the theater runs deep in the region. Hillert said that when he conducted interviews to determine whether the community would support a renovation, he heard from residents who met their spouses there — if oneís parents didnít approve of a match, the theater was a place a young couple could still meet.” (Submitted on July 5, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 170 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.