Chilhowie in Smyth County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by State C. and D. Comm. Sycamore No. 117-K Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 36° 47.834′ N, 81° 41.069′ W. Marker is in Chilhowie, Virginia, in Smyth County. Marker is on West Lee Highway (U.S. 11) just west of Whitetop Road (Virginia Route 107), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is a couple of blocks from Interstate 81 Exit 35. Marker is at or near this postal address: 276 W Lee Hwy, Chilhowie VA 24319, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Farthest West, 1750 (here, next to this marker); Chilhowie (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Chilhowie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Transportation Through the Ages (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sulphur Springs Church and Campground (approx. William Campbell’s Grave (approx. 2½ miles away); Seven Mile Ford (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mrs. Eliza M. Jones (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chilhowie.
Also see . . . Smyth County Frontier Trail. “Taverns were once located roughly 17 miles apart on the Wilderness Road, about the same as a modern-day Appalachian Trail through hiker’s daily trek. Some ruins of one tavern, the Town House, still remain here in present day Chilhowie, formerly called the Town House community. These ruins can be viewed from adjacent Beattie Cemetery along Hwy. 107.” (Submitted on August 10, 2011.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the ruins of Town House off Route 107. • Can you help?