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Historical Markers in Austinville, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Wythe 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 Wythe County, VA (41) Bland County, VA (8) Carroll County, VA (16) Grayson County, VA (26) Pulaski County, VA (32) Smyth County, VA (29)  WytheCounty(41) Wythe County (41)  BlandCounty(8) Bland County (8)  CarrollCounty(16) Carroll County (16)  GraysonCounty(26) Grayson County (26)  PulaskiCounty(32) Pulaski County (32)  SmythCounty(29) Smyth County (29)
Wytheville is the county seat for Wythe County
Austinville is in Wythe County
      Wythe County (41)  
ADJACENT TO WYTHE COUNTY
      Bland County (8)  
      Carroll County (16)  
      Grayson County (26)  
      Pulaski County (32)  
      Smyth County (29)  
 
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1Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — Z-89 — Carroll County / Wythe 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. Wythe County. Area 479 . . . Map (db m24972) HM
2Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — KD-5 — Fincastle County
Fincastle County, established in 1772, was formed from Botetourt County. The Fincastle County seat was located opposite the lead mines on the north side of the New River in the western end of present day Austinville. In 1775, the Fincastle County . . . Map (db m43358) HM
3Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — History of the Shot Tower — Shot Tower Historical State Park —
For over 30 years the Jackson Ferry Shot Tower manufactured ammunition for a growing nation. It remains as a token of an era long gone, standing as a symbol of America's industrial sovereignty. English Immigrant Thomas Jackson, came to the . . . Map (db m198108) HM
4Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — KD-6 — Jackson’s Ferry and Shot Tower
By 1770 Capt. William Herbert had established a ferry across the nearby New River that became known as Jackson’s Ferry. Thomas Jackson erected the 75-foot shot tower in the early 1800s to manufacture shot for firearms. The Austinville mines supplied . . . Map (db m32514) HM
5Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — Jackson's Ferry — New River Trail State Park —
"Forged by mountains, river and America's desire for progress, the New River Trail State Park provides you unparalleled opportunities for physical, intellectual and spiritual adventures." Map (db m198110) HM
6Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — New River — 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, in intellectual and spiritual adventures." Flowing across the Appalachian Plateau, the . . . Map (db m198112) HM
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7Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — River Crossing Old & New
In 1807 the Shot Tower was built at one of the main crossing points on the New Riuer, known as Jackson's Ferry. A hand drawn ferry operated on the site from 1758 to 1930 when it was replaced by the Route 52 bridge. The I-77 bridge was opened in . . . Map (db m198109) HM
8Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — Shot Tower at Jackson's Ferry
This renovated gray limestone shot tower was used to manufacture lead shot. This tower provides a visible example of a nineteenth century commercial venture in southwest Virginia. Construction of the tower, believed to have been built in the early . . . Map (db m155686) HM
9Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — Shot Tower Historical State Park — New River Trail State Park —
For over 30 years the Jackson Ferry Shot Tower manufactured ammunition for a growing nation. It remains as a token of an era long gone, standing as a symbol of America's industrial sovereignty. English Immigrant Thomas Jackson came to the . . . Map (db m198111) HM
10Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — The New River
In spite of its name, the New River is one of the oldest in the world and one of a few that flows north. Beginning in North Carolina, it flows through Virginia and into West Virginia. The New River was known as Wood’s River until settlers re-named . . . Map (db m155760) HM
11Virginia (Wythe County), Austinville — To Mark The Site of The Lead Mines
An important source of ammunition for the Revolutionary War and of The Courthouse of Fincastle County 1772-1776 Here on January 20 1775, The Committee of Safety of Fincastle County adopted resolutions boldly declaring their determination never to . . . Map (db m125299) HM
 
 
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Oct. 4, 2022