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Cloverdale in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cloverdale Furnace

 
 
Cloverdale Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
1. Cloverdale Furnace Marker
Inscription.
Here was situated Cloverdale Furnace, and early iron industry, developed by Carter Beverly, in 1808.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-82.)
 
Location. 37° 22.301′ N, 79° 54.36′ W. Marker is in Cloverdale, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is on Lee Hwy (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cloverdale VA 24077, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Carolina Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke County / Botetourt County (approx. 1.7 miles away); Daleville College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hollins College (approx. 2.3 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 4.4 miles away); Dr. William Fleming (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mount Moriah Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort William (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has recently (2017) reverted to numbering this marker AK-82 even though the photograph they use shows the attached A-82 sign (see Photo 2). All printed editions of Virginia marker guides, including the original 1927 edition,
Cloverdale Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
2. Cloverdale Furnace Marker
show this marker as A-82.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Cloverdale Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
3. Cloverdale Furnace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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