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Giles County/Bland County

 
 
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By Roger Miller, October 30, 2016
1. Giles County/Bland County Marker
Inscription.
(obverse)
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.

(reverse)
Bland County
Area 360 square miles
Formed in 1861 from Wythe, Tazewell and Giles. Named for Richard Bland, Revolutionary leader. This county is rich in coal.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-259.)
 
Location. 37° 10.932′ N, 80° 51.818′ W. Marker is near Bland, Virginia, in Bland County. Marker is on Walkers Creek Valley Road (Virginia Route 42) 1.6 miles west of Flat Hollow Road (Virginia Route 670), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bland VA 24315, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giles County / Pulaski County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Old-Fashioned Camp Meeting (approx. 8.4 miles away); Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain (approx. 8½ miles away); Mountain Evangelist
Giles County/Bland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 30, 2016
2. Giles County/Bland County Marker
(approx. 9½ miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cloyd's Mountain (approx. 10 miles away); Pulaski County War Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 10.3 miles away); Pulaski County Courthouse (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Government
 
Giles County/ Bland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 30, 2016
3. Giles County/ Bland County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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