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Norton Virginia Historical Markers

 
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By J. J. Prats, October 17, 2015
Armed Forces Memorial Marker
Virginia, Norton — Armed Forces Memorial
The residents of Norton honor the men and women who served so valiantly and honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. — Map (db m90883) WM
Virginia, Norton — X-21 — Norton
As early as 1750 Christopher Gist explored in this vicinity. The first house here was built about 1785 by William Prince, for whom the settlement was called Prince’s Flat. It was later named Norton for Eckstein Norton, President of the Louisville . . . — Map (db m104905) HM
Virginia, Norton — Norton / Coeburn — The Crooked Road — Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail
Norton. Norton has produced important musicians for a century. Songwriter and ballad singer Kate O’Neill (later Kate Peters Sturgill) grew up here, began a string band in 1914, taught hundreds to play guitar, and was a pioneer on radio. . . . — Map (db m90885) HM

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