Abingdon in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Virginia Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-53.)
Location. 36° 42.635′ N, 81° 58.474′ W. Marker is in Abingdon, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 11) and Partington Place, on the right when traveling north on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abingdon VA 24210, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stonewall Jackson Female Institute (here, next to this marker); Governor John B. Floyd Martha Washington College (within shouting distance of this marker); Abingdon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Black’s Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abingdon in the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boyhood Home of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Virginia Creeper (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
Also see . . . Barter Theatre. Barter Theatre began in 1933 with one man's idea to have patrons pay with produce and has grown today into a year-round theatre with more than 160,000 visitors each year. (Submitted on July 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Entertainment •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 4. submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.