Floyd in Floyd County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conversation Commission. (Marker Number KG-5.)
Location. 36° 54.682′ N, 80° 19.207′ W. Marker is in Floyd, Virginia, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 211) and Locust Street (Virginia Route 8), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. It is at the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Floyd VA 24091, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Floyd County / Montgomery County (approx. 9.3 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia Blue Ridge Mission School (approx. 12.7 miles away); Meadows of Dan (approx. 13.1 miles away); Fairy Stone State Park (approx. 13.7 miles away); Floyd County / Patrick County (approx. 14.3 miles away); Carroll County / Floyd County (approx. 15.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floyd.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Floyd County. “According to tradition, present day Floyd County was among the first areas explored when Virginia Colonists began to push into the mountains of Virginia. In the mid-to-late 1600's, expeditions began to map the area that was then principally a hunting-grounds by Indians, including the Canawhay tribe. The first white settlements in the area occurred in the mid-18th century. By the 1790's, English, German, French, Scottish and Irish immigrants settled in what is now Floyd County. One of the first industries, Spangler’s (Submitted on May 30, 2013.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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