Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Hanging Rock Battleﬁeld Trail
Erected 1999 by County of Roanoke, the City of Salem, and the Hanging Rock Battlefield and Railway Preservation Foundation.
Location. 37° 18.758′ N, 80° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Valley Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Catawba Branch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hanging Rock (approx. 0.9 miles away); 100th Anniversary of Hanging Rock (approx. 0.9 miles away); Two Future Presidents In Wartime Retreat (approx. one mile away); The Hanging Rock Coal Trestle (approx. one mile away); McCausland Attacks (approx. 1.1 miles away); United Daughters of the Confederacy Monuments (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
More about this marker. Marker is one of several interpretive signs along the cinder-surfaced, 1.7-mile long Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail that winds along Mason Creek and Kessler Mill Road in Salem, Virginia.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.