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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carroll County, Virginia
Adjacent to Carroll County, Virginia
► Floyd County (11) ► Galax (4) ► Grayson County (25) ► Patrick County (43) ► Pulaski County (31) ► Wythe County (34) ► Surry County, North Carolina (19)
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|(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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|"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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|