“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Carroll County Virginia Historical Markers

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Virginia (Carroll County), Burks Fork — Z-82 — Carroll County / Floyd County
(East Facing Side): Carroll County Area 458 Square Miles Formed in 1842 from Grayson, and named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River runs through this county. (West Facing Side): . . . — Map (db m25470) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Hillsville — Carroll County — The Crooked Road — Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail —
Caroll County. Carroll County has been richly productive of traditional musicians for generations. Legendary musical families have lived in Carroll since the late colonial period, including the Stonemans, Meyers, Meltons, and Edmonds families. . . . — Map (db m104638) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Hillsville — KD-12 — Hillsville
This place became the county seat when Carroll County was formed. The first court was held here, 1842; A. W. C. Nowlin was the first judge. The courthouse, built in 1872, was remodeled some years ago. The town was incorporated in 1900 and . . . — Map (db m65641) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Hillsville — U-27 — John Carroll
During the 1842 session of the Virginia General Assembly, despite opposition, John Carroll successfully sponsored a bill partitioning Grayson County and forming a new county, thus fulfilling his campaign pledge. Local tradition holds that the . . . — Map (db m104621) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Hillsville — Puckett Cabin
Born in 1837, “Aunt” Orelena Hawks Puckett lived here during the latter of her 102 years. She was often heard to say, “The forest was green when I was a-born and I'm green yet.” A bride at 16, Puckett and her husband first . . . — Map (db m125194) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Lambsburg — The Crooked RoadVirginia’s Heritage Music Trail
From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Coalfields region, southwest Virginia is blessed with historic and contemporary music venues, musicians, and fretted instrument makers. Historically isolated, the region retained its strong musical legacy by . . . — Map (db m140256) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Woodlawn — The Stonemans
Ernest V. ‘Pop’ Stoneman (1893–1968) composer, musician and pioneer country music artist was reared near here. His 1924 hit song, “The Titanic” was among the earliest in country music. He and his wife, fiddler and singer Hattie . . . — Map (db m104640) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Woodlawn — WoodlawnThe Crooked Road — Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail
Woodlawn. Woodlawn and adjacent areas of Carroll County have made a rich contribution to America’s traditional music. Ernest V. (Pop) Stoneman lived here. His recording career with his family began in 1924 and spanned decades of technology, . . . — Map (db m104648) HM
Virginia (Carroll County), Woodlawn — U-27a — Woodlawn School
Woodlawn Mate and Female Academy, a private school, was Founded in 1878 and became the Woodlawn Normal Institute in 1898, a preparatory school for teachers. Named Woodlawn in 1907, it became the first public high school in Carroll County after . . . — Map (db m104653) HM

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May. 31, 2020