“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 Low Moor, 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 (22) Bath County, VA (36) Botetourt County, VA (43) Covington Ind. City, VA (5) Craig County, VA (7) Rockbridge County, VA (49) Greenbrier County, WV (73) Monroe County, WV (38)  AlleghanyCounty(22) Alleghany County (22)  BathCounty(36) Bath County (36)  BotetourtCounty(43) Botetourt County (43)  (5) Covington (5)  CraigCounty(7) Craig County (7)  RockbridgeCounty(49) Rockbridge County (49)  GreenbrierCountyWest Virginia(73) Greenbrier County (73)  MonroeCounty(38) Monroe County (38)
Covington is the county seat for Alleghany County
Low Moor is in Alleghany County
      Alleghany County (22)  
      Bath County (36)  
      Botetourt County (43)  
      Covington (5)  
      Craig County (7)  
      Rockbridge County (49)  
      Greenbrier County, West Virginia (73)  
      Monroe County, West Virginia (38)  
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1 Virginia, Alleghany County, Low Moor — Jackson River DepotCrook's Raid
During the Civil War, the Jackson River Depot was located here. It marked the western terminus of the Virginia Central Railroad, which extended 200 miles from Hanover Junction north of Richmond. Located just east of the Kanawha Pass of the Allegheny . . . Map (db m107980) HM
2 Virginia, Alleghany County, Low Moor — D-33 — Low Moor Iron Company Coke Ovens
Here stand the earliest coke ovens of the Low Moor Iron Company (organized 1873). The ovens converted coal to coke to fuel the company’s blast furnace. The company built more than a hundred such ovens in 1881. By 1923 the Low Moor Iron Company . . . Map (db m84051) HM
3 Virginia, Alleghany County, Low Moor — L-4 — Oakland Grove Presbyterian Church
First called the Church by the Spring, Oakland Grove Church may have been organized as early as 1834, but it was officially established circa 1847 as a mission of Covington Presbyterian Church. A simple brick house of worship constructed during a . . . Map (db m46377) HM
4 Virginia, Alleghany County, Low Moor — Oakland Presbyterian ChurchOrganized 1834
In continuous use as a place of worship except for a period between 1861 and 1865 when it was used as a hospital for a contingent of General T.J. (Stonewall) Jackson's troops encamped nearby. A monument in the churchyard marks the graves of . . . Map (db m46379) HM
5 Virginia, Alleghany County, Low Moor — Oakland Presbyterian Church and CemeteryA Brief History
William Henry Haynes, Sr. donated land for the Oakland Church and cemetery in 1811 to trustees James M. Montague, John P. Haynes, David Williamson and William H. Haynes, Jr. But the deed was not recorded until 1859. The original structure is said . . . Map (db m46378) HM
6 Virginia, Alleghany County, Low Moor — Oakland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Jackson River Station Around 1857, the Virginia Central Railroad completed the Jackson River Depot and was the terminus of the railroad for trains and travelers heading west. Travelers had to continue their travels by horseback or . . . Map (db m46385) HM
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Dec. 2, 2023