Vesta in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Rural Life In Appalachia
These displays illustrate aspects of mountain life that were colorful but not unique to Appalachia. If you grew up in other areas of rural America, you may recognize some of the things you encounter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
Location. 36° 45.002′ N, 80° 24.33′ W. Marker is in Vesta, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker can be reached from Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 176). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vesta VA 24177, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meadows of Dan ( approx. one mile away); Floyd County / Patrick County ( approx. 2.9 miles away); Carroll County / Floyd County ( approx. 4.3 miles away); Blue Ridge Mission School ( approx. 8.7 miles away); Stuart ( approx. 10.6 miles away); Caroll County / Floyd County ( approx. 11 miles away); Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House ( approx. 11.9 miles away); Floyd ( approx. 12.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Mabry Mill. (Submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Agriculture • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.