“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 Falling Spring, Virginia

Clickable Map of Alleghany 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> Alleghany County, VA (19) Bath County, VA (31) Botetourt County, VA (40) Covington Ind. City, VA (5) Craig County, VA (6) Rockbridge County, VA (46) Greenbrier County, WV (70) Monroe County, WV (38)  AlleghanyCounty(19) Alleghany County (19)  BathCounty(31) Bath County (31)  BotetourtCounty(40) Botetourt County (40)  (5) Covington (5)  CraigCounty(6) Craig County (6)  RockbridgeCounty(46) Rockbridge County (46)  GreenbrierCountyWest Virginia(70) Greenbrier County (70)  MonroeCounty(38) Monroe County (38)
Covington is the county seat for Alleghany County
Falling Spring is in Alleghany County
      Alleghany County (19)  
      Bath County (31)  
      Botetourt County (40)  
      Covington (5)  
      Craig County (6)  
      Rockbridge County (46)  
      Greenbrier County, West Virginia (70)  
      Monroe County, West Virginia (38)  
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1Virginia (Alleghany County), Falling Spring — Falling Spring Falls
Welcome to Falling Spring Falls in the Heart of the Alleghany Highlands. According to the book, “Historical Sketches of the Alleghany Highlands” by Gay Arritt, 82 acres of land including, the Falling Spring Falls was granted by . . . Map (db m114706) HM
2Virginia (Alleghany County), Falling Spring — D-26 — Fort Breckenridge
Three miles west at the mouth of Falling Spring Creek was a post garrisoned by militia under Capt. Robert Breckenridge. Washington inspected it in 1756. It survived an attack by Shawnees under Cornstalk during Pontiac's war in 1763.Map (db m1832) HM
3Virginia (Alleghany County), Falling Spring — The Road to the Kanawhaand Washington’s Route — Scenic Overlook —
Through the gap between Peters Mountain on the left and Lick Mountain lies the road to the Kanawha used by emigrants traveling west to the Mississippi basin. The road in the valley below follows the route Washington used when inspecting the forts . . . Map (db m77491) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022