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. It is at the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Floyd VA 24091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buffalo Mountain Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 7 miles away); America's Rural Landscape (approx. 7.1 miles away); Floyd County / Montgomery County (approx. 9.3 miles away); You Buy 'Em, We'll Fly 'Em! (approx. 12 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 12.1 miles away); Blue Ridge Mission School (approx. 12.7 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 (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 Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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