Near Newport in Giles County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Craig County / Giles County
Giles County. Area 369 square miles. Formed in 1806 from Montgomery, Tazewell and Monroe, and named for William B. Giles, United States Senator and Governor of Virginia, 1827–1830. Mountain lake is in this County.
Erected 1937 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-202.)
Location. 37° 19.658′ N, 80° 26.796′ W. Marker is near Newport, Virginia, in Giles County. Marker is on Blue Grass Trail (Virginia Route 42) just north of County Route 770, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1833 Blue Grass Tr, Newport VA 24128, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (approx. 3.2 miles away); Giles County / Montgomery County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Captain (approx. 4½ miles away); Frederick Dewey Durham (approx. 6.8 miles away); Westview Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lingan Strother Randolph (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (approx. 6.9 miles away); John McLaren McBryde (approx. 6.9 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.