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

Giles County / Pulaski County

 
 
Giles County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
1. Giles County Marker (obverse)
Inscription. (obverse)
Giles County
Area 369 square miles
Formed in 1806 from Montgomery, Tazewell, and Monroe, and named for William B. Giles, United States Senator and Governor of Virginia, 1827-1830. Mountain Lake is in this county.

(reverse)
Pulaski County
Area 333 square miles
Formed in 1839 from Wythe and Montgomery, and named for Count Casimir Pulaski, killed at the siege of Savannah, 1779. New River flows through this county.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z 258.)
 
Location. 37° 12.081′ N, 80° 44.185′ W. Marker is near Staffordsville, Virginia, in Giles County. Marker is on Pulaski Giles Turnpike (Virginia Route 100) 0.3 miles north of Little Creek Road (Virginia Route 601), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pearisburg VA 24134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old-Fashioned Camp Meeting (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mountain Evangelist (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cloyd's Mountain
Pulaski County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
2. Pulaski County Marker (reverse)
(approx. 5.5 miles away); Giles County/Bland County (approx. 7.1 miles away); First Settlement (approx. 8.4 miles away); Pearisburg (approx. 8.7 miles away); Page’s Meeting House (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staffordsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Giles County, Virginia. (Submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Pulaski County, Virginia. (Submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
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Pulaski Giles Tpke (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
3. Pulaski Giles Tpke (facing north)
Pulaski Giles Tpke (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 2, 2011
4. Pulaski Giles Tpke (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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