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. Tobias Smyth House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emory & Henry College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Donald W. Tendick, Sr., Memorial Emory and Henry College (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mrs. Eliza M. Jones (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Kilmachronan (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sulphur Springs Church and Campground (approx. 8.3 miles away); Landon Boyd (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emory.
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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 Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.