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Near Wytheville in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wythe County / Bland County

Area 479 Square Miles / Area 360 Square Miles

 
 
Wythe County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
1. Wythe County Face of Marker
Inscription.
Wythe County. Formed in 1789 from Montgomery, and named for George Wythe, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River flows through this county.

Bland County. Formed in 1861 from Wythe, Tazewell and Giles. Named for Richard Bland, revolutionary leader. This county is rich in coal.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-84.)
 
Location. 37° 2.742′ N, 81° 13.65′ W. Marker is near Wytheville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is at the intersection of Stony Fork Road / South Scenic Highway (U.S. 52) and Old Mountain Road (County Route 621), on the right when traveling south on Stony Fork Road / South Scenic Highway. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tolandís Raid (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Wytheville (within shouting distance
Bland County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
2. Bland County Face of Marker
of this marker); One of the “Big Four” (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Wytheville (approx. 3.2 miles away); Homesteader's Legacy (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Wytheville (approx. 6.1 miles away); Henry C. Groseclose (approx. 6.7 miles away); Bland (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wytheville.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Wythe County / Bland County and Tolandís Raid Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
3. Wythe County / Bland County and Tolandís Raid Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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