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Near Hanging Rock in Roanoke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

100th Anniversary of Hanging Rock

 
 
Hanging Rock Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
1. Hanging Rock Commemoration Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Skirmish at Hanging Rock
June 21, 1864
Erected by the William Watts Chapter, U. D. C.
June 21, 1964

 
Erected 1964 by William Watts Chapter, U. D. C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 19.497′ N, 80° 2.073′ W. Marker is near Hanging Rock, Virginia, in Roanoke County. Marker is on N. Electric Road (Virginia Route 419) near U.S. 81, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is immediately off the I-81 Southbound exit ramp onto Electric Road East. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hanging Rock (here, next to this marker); United Daughters of the Confederacy Monuments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Hanging Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Morgan Jones (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two Future Presidents In Wartime Retreat
Hanging Rock Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
2. Hanging Rock Commemoration Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Catawba Branch (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hanging Rock Coal Trestle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanging Rock.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
100th Anniversary of Hanging Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., December 28, 2008
3. 100th Anniversary of Hanging Rock Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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