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Near Eggleston in Giles County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eggleston's Springs

 
 
Eggleston's Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
1. Eggleston's Springs Marker
Inscription.  Near here Adam Harmon, probably in 1750, established what is believed to be the first settlement in Giles County. Here, in 1755, he found Mary Ingles as she was making her way back to Draper's Meadows after her escape from the Indians.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number KB-56.)
 
Location. 37° 17.294′ N, 80° 36.48′ W. Marker is near Eggleston, Virginia, in Giles County. Marker is at the intersection of Eggleston Road (Virginia Route 730) and Cliffview Street (Virginia Route 612), on the right when traveling west on Eggleston Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pembroke VA 24136, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp John J. Pershing (approx. 2.6 miles away); Snidow's Ferry (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mountain Evangelist (approx. 6.4 miles away); Giles County / Montgomery County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Old-Fashioned Camp Meeting
Eggleston Rd (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
2. Eggleston Rd (facing west)
(approx. 7˝ miles away); Pearisburg (approx. 7˝ miles away); Price's Fork (approx. 8.4 miles away); First Court of Giles County (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This sequence of markers show Mary Ingle’s journey from her capture to her return.
 
Also see . . .  Eggleston. Giles County, Virginia (Submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Eggleston Rd (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
3. Eggleston Rd (facing east)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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