On Interpretive Trail, 1.7 miles south of State Park Road, on the right.
Appalachian Power Company constructed Smith
Mountain and Leesville Dams between 1960 and
1963 to generate hydroelectric energy. The waters
of the Roanoke and Blackwater Rivers formed Smith
Mountain Lake, one of two resulting reservoirs,
which . . . — — Map (db m104439) HM
On State Park Road (Road 888) 1.2 miles west of Smith Mountain Lake Parkway (State Route 626), on the right when traveling west.
On April 11, 1790, a congregation of 32 organized here as the “Baptist Church of Christ on Stanton at the mouth of Black Water.” William Johnson, John Anthony and Thomas Douglass were the ministers present and Johnson was chosen pastor. . . . — — Map (db m153024) HM