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

Pulaski

 
 
Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
1. Pulaski Marker
Inscription. The town sprang up at the coming of the railroad and was first known as Martin's Tank. Governor John Floyd lived near by. The county seat was moved here from Newbern in 1894. The town, like the county, was named for Count Casimir Pulaski, killed in the siege of Savannah, 1779. It was incorporated in 1886. Zinc and iron were early industries.
 
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K-41.)
 
Location. 37° 2.792′ N, 80° 46.806′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Virginia, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue (U.S. 11) and 1st Street NW, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Jackson Park. Marker is in this post office area: Pulaski VA 24301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Pulaski County Courthouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lest We Forget (about 600 feet away); Pulaski County War Memorial
Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. Pulaski Marker
View of Jackson Park
(about 600 feet away); Draper's Valley (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Cloyd's Mountain (approx. 7.4 miles away); "Dunkard's Bottom" (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pulaski.
 
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Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
3. Pulaski Marker
View of Jackson Park looking north
Entrance to Jackson Park image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
4. Entrance to Jackson Park
Jackson Park in Honor of C.V. Jackson Mayor 1953-1968
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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