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Near Fairlawn in Pulaski County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Montgomery County / Pulaski County

Area 401 Square Miles / Area 333 Square Miles

 
 
Montgomery County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
1. Montgomery County Face of Marker
Inscription. Montgomery County. Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for General Richard Montgomery, killed at Quebec, 1775. The Virginia Polytechnic Institute is in this county.

Pulaski County. Formed in 1839 from Wythe and Montgomery, and named for Count Casimir Pulaski, killed at the siege of Savanna, 1779. New River flows through this county.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-261.)
 
Location. 37° 9.636′ N, 80° 33.227′ W. Marker is near Fairlawn, Virginia, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Peppers Ferry Road near the New River Bridge (Virginia Route 114), on the right when traveling east on Peppers Ferry Road near the New River Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Radford VA 24141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roads West (here, next to this marker); Radford (approx. 1.4 miles away); Starnes
Pulaski County face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
2. Pulaski County face of Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); The New River (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Montgomery County / Pulaski County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wildwood Pool (approx. 1.9 miles away); Connelly's Run (approx. 2.1 miles away); New River Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
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Pulaski County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
3. Pulaski County Face of Marker
Montgomery County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2011
4. Montgomery County Face of Marker
The Roads West marker is in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 17, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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