Elk Creek in Grayson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Payton Guyn Hale
Erected 1970 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U-23.)
Location. 36° 42.19′ N, 81° 10.084′ W. Marker is in Elk Creek, Virginia, in Grayson County. Marker is on Elk Creek Parkway (U.S. 21) south of Carsonville Road (County Route 660), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk Creek VA 24326, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caty Sage (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wythe County / Grayson County (approx. 4.2 miles away); Independence (approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Independence (approx. 5.9 miles away); First Court of Grayson County (approx. 6½ miles away); Fries (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Fries (approx. 10.4 miles away); “New River Train” Song (approx. 10.4 miles away).
Regarding Payton Guyn Hale. The other
In 1931 a portrait of the Big Four and John Massey, unsucessful Readjuster Party candidate for Governor, was unveiled in the old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Richmond.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photograph of the Big Four portrait in the Virginia senate chamber. • Can you help?