Glasgow in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Frank Padget Water Tragedy
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number L-63.)
Location. 37° 38.031′ N, 79° 27.029′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Ridge Road (County Route 684) and McCulloch Street, on the right on Blue Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glasgow VA 24555, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Frank Padget (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian and Settler Conflict (approx. 0.6 miles away); Amherst County/Rockbridge County (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Courage Of Frank Padget (approx. 2.1 miles away); Falling Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Natural Bridge (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Natural Bridge (approx. 5.1 miles away); George Washington (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
Also see . . . The History of Glasgow. “The text above is from the historical marker erected in 2003 in Centennial Park on Blue Ridge Road. The wording was written by local high school student. Frank Padget, an African American resident, saved many lives before losing his own. His story is one of selfless action in the face of grave danger.” (Submitted on November 26, 2011.)
Categories. • African Americans • Antebellum South, US • Heroes • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.