“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bluefield, Virginia

Clickable Map of Tazewell County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tazewell County, VA (44) Bland County, VA (10) Buchanan County, VA (7) Russell County, VA (14) Smyth County, VA (62) McDowell County, WV (35) Mercer County, WV (35)  TazewellCounty(44) Tazewell County (44)  BlandCounty(10) Bland County (10)  BuchananCounty(7) Buchanan County (7)  RussellCounty(14) Russell County (14)  SmythCounty(62) Smyth County (62)  McDowellCountyWest Virginia(35) McDowell County (35)  MercerCounty(35) Mercer County (35)
Tazewell is the county seat for Tazewell County
Bluefield is in Tazewell County
      Tazewell County (44)  
      Bland County (10)  
      Buchanan County (7)  
      Russell County (14)  
      Smyth County (62)  
      McDowell County, West Virginia (35)  
      Mercer County, West Virginia (35)  
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1 Virginia, Tazewell County, Bluefield — X-31 — Bluefield College
Bluefield College was chartered in May 1920 as “an institution of learning for the instruction of boys and young men in the various branches of science, literature, philosophy, and the liberal and useful arts.” With strong support from . . . Map (db m1824) HM
2 Virginia, Tazewell County, Bluefield — X-15 — Bluefield Virginia
The place was first known as “Pin Hook.” In 1883 the New River branch of the N. & W. Railroad was completed here and the first coal shipped from the Pocahontas mines. The town of Graham was incorporated in 1884 and named for Thomas . . . Map (db m105045) HM
3 Virginia, Tazewell County, Bluefield — X 33 — Maple Hill Cemetery, African American Section
About 300 African Americans, including some who had been born enslaved, were interred here in the "colored section” of Maple Hill Cemetery between the 1890s and the mid-20th century. African Americans had been a significant presence in Tazewell . . . Map (db m188246) HM
4 Virginia, Tazewell County, Bluefield — Z-222 — Tazewell County Va./West Virginia
Tazewell County Va. Area 531 Square Miles. Formed in 1799 from Russell and Wythe, and named for Henry Tazewell, United States Senator, 1794-1799. Beautiful Burk's Garden is in this county. West Virginia. West Virginia . . . Map (db m110080) HM
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Apr. 18, 2024