Emory in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Subsequent to the death of James Augustus Buchanan, the house was conveyed to his daughter, Mary Walker Buchanan Blakemore. Upon her death, the house was conveyed to her only son, John Augustus Blakemore. Upon his death, the house was conveyed to his daughter, Martha Buchanan Blakemore McCrary. In 2006, the house was conveyed to Emory & Henry College.
Erected by Emory & Henry College.
Location. 36° 46.049′ N, 81° 50.031′ W. Marker is in Emory, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is on College Avenue (County Route 737) just north of Exit 26 (Interstate 81), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12485 College Dr, Meadowview VA 24361, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Donald W. Tendick, Sr., Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Emory and Henry College (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mrs. Eliza M. Jones Sulphur Springs Church and Campground (approx. 8.3 miles away); Landon Boyd (approx. 8.3 miles away); History of Saltville Valley (approx. 8.3 miles away); Saltville (approx. 8.4 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 8.5 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.