Near Wytheville in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number KD-9.)
Location. 37° 0.551′ N, 81° 4.378′ W. Marker is near Wytheville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is at the intersection of Crocketts Cove Road (County Route 600) and Cove Road (County Route 603), on the right when traveling east on Crocketts Cove Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wytheville VA 24382, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wythe County Poorhouse Farm (approx. 3.2 miles Battle of Wytheville (approx. 3.6 miles away); St. John’s Lutheran Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Homesteader's Legacy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Robert Enoch Withers (approx. 4 miles away); Wytheville Training School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Wytheville (approx. 4.1 miles away); Boone Trail Highway Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wytheville.
Also see . . . Overmountain Men. “The Overmountain Men were American frontiersmen from west of the Appalachian Mountains who took part in the American Revolutionary War. While they were present at multiple engagements in the war’s southern campaign, they are best known for their role in the American victory at the Battle of Kings Mountain in 1780. The term “overmountain” refers to the fact that their settlements were west of, or “over,” the Appalachians—the range being the primary geographical boundary dividing the 13 American colonies from the western frontier. ... influential Overmountain (Submitted on June 19, 2011.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,023 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the Allen Crockett house • Photo of the Robert Sayers gravesite • Can you help?