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Near Duffield in Scott County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Scott County / Lee County

 
 
Scott County Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Scott County Side
Inscription. (West Facing Side):
Scott County
Area 543 square miles
Formed in 1814 from Lee, Washington and Russell. Named for General Winfield Scott, later commander of the American Army. The natural tunnel is in this county.

(East Facing Side):
Lee County
Area 446 square miles
Formed in 1792 from Russell, and named for Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee, Revolutionary soldier and governor of Virginia, 1791-1794. Daniel Boone's son was killed by Indians here.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-97.)
 
Location. 36° 42.641′ N, 82° 52.521′ W. Marker is near Duffield, Virginia, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of Daniel Boone Trail (U.S. 58) and County Route 726, on the right when traveling west on Daniel Boone Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duffield VA 24244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fanny Dickenson Scott Johnson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Death of Boone's Son (approx. 1.9 miles away); Members of Congress (approx. 6.6 miles away); Carterís Fort
Lee County Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Lee County Side
(approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named Carterís Fort (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Natural Tunnel Route (approx. 7.3 miles away); Seminary United Methodist Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Turkey Cove (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
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Scott County / Lee County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
3. Scott County / Lee County Marker
North Fork Clinch River Valley image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
4. North Fork Clinch River Valley
A few yards east of the marker is an overlook of the upper reaches of the North Fork Clinch River valley and Stone Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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