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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Meadows of Dan, Virginia
Location of Meadows of Dan, Virginia
► Floyd County (11) ► Carroll County (11) ► Franklin County (23) ► Montgomery County (72) ► Patrick County (43) ► Pulaski County (31) ► Roanoke County (17)
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|This mill was built about 1910 by Edwin B. Mabry, a jack-of-all-trades who had been a chairmaker, a miner, a coal company blacksmith, and a farmer. He and his wife, Mintoria Lizzie Mabry, operated the mill until 1936, grinding corn and sawing lumber . . . — — Map (db m165417) HM|
|Floyd County. Area 376 square miles. Formed in 1831 from Montgomery, and added to from Franklin. Named for John Floyd, governor of Virginia, 1830–1834. Buffalo Knob is in this county.
Patrick County. Area 485 square miles. Formed . . . — — Map (db m104615) HM|
|Meadows of Dan. Patrick County is named for a fiddler, Patrick Henry, and is where the Piedmont Plateau meets the Blue Ridge Mountains. Settled in Revolutionary times, it has always been a musical place. Stuart, the county seat, is named for a . . . — — Map (db m104623) HM|
|On October 14, 1944, a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, lost in a dense fog during a training mission, circled Mabry Mill twice before crashing in a nearby field.
Eighteen months earlier, the bomber had been purchased through the United States . . . — — Map (db m138448) HM|