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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carroll County, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Carroll County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Carroll County, VA (13) Floyd County, VA (20) Galax Ind. City, VA (4) Grayson County, VA (27) Patrick County, VA (42) Pulaski County, VA (31) Wythe County, VA (33) Surry County, NC (19)  CarrollCounty(13) Carroll County (13)  FloydCounty(20) Floyd County (20)  (4) Galax (4)  GraysonCounty(27) Grayson County (27)  PatrickCounty(42) Patrick County (42)  PulaskiCounty(31) Pulaski County (31)  WytheCounty(33) Wythe County (33)  SurryCountyNorth Carolina(19) Surry County (19)
Adjacent to Carroll County, Virginia
    Floyd County (20)
    Galax (4)
    Grayson County (27)
    Patrick County (42)
    Pulaski County (31)
    Wythe County (33)
    Surry County, North Carolina (19)
 
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1Virginia (Carroll County), Burks Fork — Z-82 — Carroll County / Floyd County
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. Floyd County. Area 376 . . . Map (db m25470) HM
2Virginia (Carroll County), Fancy Gap — Richard Milton Strauser
A 33 year veteran of the Virginia Department of Transportation, was the Resident Engineer for Carroll and Floyd Counties during the construction of this award-winning section of Interstate 77. He was: a decorated veteran of W.W. II, having . . . Map (db m162873) HM
3Virginia (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
4Virginia (Carroll County), Hillsville — Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home
This Hillsville residence gently and graciously recaptures its rightful position as an historical home that echoes the lives and periods of the three families who lived here. A pair of chimneys on the north and south sides balances the original . . . Map (db m173423) HM
5Virginia (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
6Virginia (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
7Virginia (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
8Virginia (Carroll County), Ivanhoe — Powering a Community — New River Trail State Park —
"Forged by mountains, river and America's desire for progress, the 57-mile New River Trail State Park provides you unparalleled opportunities for physical, intellectual and spiritual adventures." Italian immigrants toiled to build a dam . . . Map (db m162872) HM
9Virginia (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
10Virginia (Carroll County), Willis — Z-204 — Caroll County / Floyd County
Caroll County. Area 458 Square Miles. Formed in 1842 from Grayson, and named for Charles Caroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River runs through this county. Floyd County. Area 376 . . . Map (db m65640) HM
11Virginia (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
12Virginia (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
13Virginia (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
 
Jul. 26, 2021