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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 (17) Floyd County, VA (22) Galax Ind. City, VA (6) Grayson County, VA (30) Patrick County, VA (43) Pulaski County, VA (36) Wythe County, VA (49) Surry County, NC (31)  CarrollCounty(17) Carroll County (17)  FloydCounty(22) Floyd County (22)  (6) Galax (6)  GraysonCounty(30) Grayson County (30)  PatrickCounty(43) Patrick County (43)  PulaskiCounty(36) Pulaski County (36)  WytheCounty(49) Wythe County (49)  SurryCountyNorth Carolina(31) Surry County (31)
Hillsville is the county seat for Carroll County
Adjacent to Carroll County, Virginia
      Floyd County (22)  
      Galax (6)  
      Grayson County (30)  
      Patrick County (43)  
      Pulaski County (36)  
      Wythe County (49)  
      Surry County, North Carolina (31)  
 
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1Virginia, Carroll County, Burks Fork — Z-82 — Carroll County / Floyd County
On Danville Parkway (U.S. 58), on the right when traveling east.
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
On Interstate 77, on the right when traveling north.
A 35 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 m210462) HM
3Virginia, Carroll County, Fancy Gap — The Agricultural Scene
On Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 203.9), 2.2 miles north of Lambsburg Road (Virginia Route 620), on the right when traveling north.
The agricultural lease program More than 4,000 acres of Blue Ridge Parkway lands are leased to neighboring farmers who use the land for pasture and for crops such as cabbage, corn, oats and hay. The agricultural lease program began in the . . . Map (db m183036) HM
4Virginia, Carroll County, Hillsville — Carroll County — The Crooked Road — Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail —
On East Stuart Drive (Old U.S. 58) east of Floyd Pike (U.S. 221), on the right when traveling east.
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
5Virginia, Carroll County, Hillsville — Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home
On North Main Street (U.S. 52) just north of Mill Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
6Virginia, Carroll County, Hillsville — KD-12 — Hillsville
On North Main Street (U.S. 52) south of Court Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
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7Virginia, Carroll County, Hillsville — Hillsville Civil War Memorial
Near North Main Street (U.S. 52) south of Court Street, on the right when traveling north.
West Face Gettysburg 1861-1865 "Fate denied them victory but crowned them with glorious immortality." Erected 1908 by the Carroll Chapter Daughters of the Confederacy, as a lasting memorial to the gallant sons of Carroll . . . Map (db m181402) WM
8Virginia, Carroll County, Hillsville — U-27 — John Carroll
On Danville Pike / East Stuart Drive (Old U.S. 58) just west of Snake Creek Road (County Route 670), on the right when traveling west.
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 m190031) HM
9Virginia, Carroll County, Hillsville — Puckett Cabin
On Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 190), 2.3 miles north of Willis Gap Road (State Highway 771), on the left when traveling north.
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
10Virginia, Carroll County, Ivanhoe — Powering a Community — New River Trail State Park —
On Byllesby Road (County Route 602) at Buck Dam Road, on the left when traveling east on Byllesby Road.
"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 . . . Map (db m162872) HM
11Virginia, Carroll County, Lambsburg — In Greatful Recognition
On Interstate 77, on the right when traveling north.
James A. Williams, Dr., of Wytheville, an ardent supporter of safe, modern highways, has earned the gratitude of all citizens for his tireless efforts as president of the Great Lakes to Florida Highway Association, newspaper publisher and . . . Map (db m210488) HM
12Virginia, Carroll County, Lambsburg — The Crooked RoadVirginia’s Heritage Music Trail
Near U.S. I-77 at milepost 0,, 1 mile south of SR 620, on the right when traveling north.
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
13Virginia, Carroll County, Willis — Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church1929
Near Buffalo Road (County Road 628) at Childress Road (County Road 626), on the left when traveling north.
is designated a Virginia Historic Landmark by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior 2007Map (db m181418) HM
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14Virginia, Carroll County, Willis — Z-204 — Caroll County / Floyd County
On Floyd Pike (Route 221) just east of Borderline Road, on the left when traveling west.
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
15Virginia, Carroll County, Woodlawn — The Stonemans
On Carrolton Pike (U.S. 58) near Coulson Church Road (County Route 620), on the right when traveling west.
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
16Virginia, Carroll County, Woodlawn — WoodlawnThe Crooked Road — Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail
On Carrolton Pike (U.S. 58) west of Snake Creek Road (County Route 670), on the right when traveling west.
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
17Virginia, Carroll County, Woodlawn — U-27a — Woodlawn School
On Woodlawn Road (Route 872) east of Snake Creek Road (County Route 620), on the right when traveling east.
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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Feb. 5, 2023