Near Pocahontas in Tazewell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number XP-7.)
Location. 37° 18.6′ N, 81° 20.095′ W. Marker is near Pocahontas, Virginia, in Tazewell County. Marker is at the intersection of Centre Street / Bramwell Road (County Route 644) and Falls Mills Road (Virginia Route 102), on the right when traveling west on Centre Street / Bramwell Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocahontas VA 24635, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pocahontas (a few steps from this marker); Abb’s Valley Jordan Nelson’s Coal Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away in West Virginia); Town of Pocahontas Commercial District (approx. half a mile away); Pocahontas Mine No. 1 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bramwell (approx. one mile away in West Virginia); Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co. (approx. one mile away in West Virginia); West Virginia / Mercer County (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocahontas.
Also see . . . A History of Pocahontas Cemetery. “One resident relates, ‘I can remember as a child that hardly a Sunday passed that many of the town people met at the cemetery to discuss the happenings of the week past. There was a storm shelter on top of the hill with a cement walk leading to the building. Along the pathways there were iron benches for resting while you talked with other visitors in the cemetery. I also remember the neatly kept fish ponds with beautiful gold fish.’ The cemetery was a good place to take pictures of courting couples. One man related that his father had proposed (Submitted on November 14, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.