Historical Markers and War Memorials in Independence, Virginia
Independence is the county seat for Grayson County
Independence is in Grayson County
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Grayson County, VA.
In memory of
those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice
in World Wars I and II
World War I
Lee Adams John A. Farmer Estell L. Kiser Guy Richardson Warrick Anders Everett M. Guynn Posey L. Lamkin Munsey . . . — — Map (db m158002) WM
[side 1]List of persons who hath sworn allegiance to the State in 1777We whose names are hereunto subscribed to swear or affirm that we renounce and refuse all allegiance to George III, King of Great Britain, his heirs and successors, . . . — — Map (db m174491) HM WM
Independence. Grayson County is noted for traditional music and altitude. Four of Virginias five highest mountains are to be found here. In 1850 Grayson County was in the midst of controversy concerning the location of the county seat. As a . . . — — Map (db m72616) HM
This place became the county seat of Grayson County in 1850; the first case was tried in the newly erected courthouse in 1851. The present courthouse was built in 1908. Independence was incorporated in 1934. — — Map (db m65763) HM
Grayson County Board of Supervisors Brenda R. Sutherland Chair Elk Creek District Kenneth R. Belton Vice Chair Old Town District Michael S. Hash Providence District G. Eddie Rosenbaum Wilson District John S. Fant At-large . . . — — Map (db m174489) HM