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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hotel

 
 
The Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 26, 2016
1. The Hotel Marker
Inscription. Here remain just a few bricks and concrete that made the foundations of the hotel. This hotel was a large two-story boardinghouse for unmarried miners, new employees and visitors to the mines. The hotel also featured a single-story porch across the front of the building and a gabled addition to the rear. (Photo courtesy Alex Linkous, Jr.)
 
Erected by Parks & Recreation, Montgomery County, VA.
 
Location. 37° 11.04′ N, 80° 25.979′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Merrimac Road and Virginia Route 701, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the Huckleberry Trail in the Coal Mining Heritage Park and Loop Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 751 Merrimac Rd, Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Commissary (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoist Foundation (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tipple (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coal Car (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coal Car Hoist (approx.
The Huckleberry Trail image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 26, 2016
2. The Huckleberry Trail
mile away); Virginia Tech Airport (approx. 2 miles away); Restoring Stroubles Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away); Smithfield (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Coal Mining Heritage Park and Loop Trail. (Submitted on June 26, 2016.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Huckleberry Trail thru Coal Mining Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 26, 2016
3. Huckleberry Trail thru Coal Mining Heritage Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 27, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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