Green Cove in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Green Cove Station
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-62.)
Location. 36° 37.142′ N, 81° 38.64′ W. Marker is in Green Cove, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is on Green Cove Road (Route 608) just west of Discovery Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Damascus VA 24236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles “Maud Bows to The Virginia Creeper” (within shouting distance of this marker); “Virginia Creeper” Railroad (approx. 1.7 miles away); Christmas Tree Farms (approx. 1.7 miles away); Whitetop (approx. 2.4 miles away); White Top Folk Festival (approx. 3.2 miles away); Laurel Bloomery (approx. 7.3 miles away in Tennessee); John Deere Mower Model 2 (approx. 8½ miles away); Grayson County (approx. 8½ miles away).
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1. Virginia Creeper Trail Guide. “The Green Cove Station is the only original remaining depot building along the Virginia Creeper Trail. Privately owned, the depot served as post office, general store, and freight office. The owner, William Buchanan and his wife Mary, worked the depot assisted by their daughters. The station was the center point for the community communication and storytelling.” (Submitted on June 8, 2013.)
2. Green Cove Station on the Virginia Creeper Trail. YouTube video. “Hear the history of the Green Cove Station and the Virginia Creeper Trail as told by Larry Lawler, U.S. Forest Service Volunteer. Larry begins his narration in the general store, then moves to the passenger waiting area and finishes with stories about items in the freight area.”
(Submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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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 468 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.