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Bluefield, Virginia Historical Markers

 
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By Dawn Bowen, July 22, 2007
Marker on South College Avenue
Virginia (Tazewell County), Bluefield — X-31 — Bluefield College
Bluefield College was chartered in May 1920 as “an institution of learning for the instruction of boys and young men in the various branches of science, literature, philosophy, and the liberal and useful arts.” With strong support from . . . — Map (db m1824) HM
Virginia (Tazewell County), Bluefield — X-15 — Bluefield Virginia
The place was first known as “Pin Hook.” In 1883 the New River branch of the N. & W. Railroad was completed here and the first coal shipped from the Pocahontas mines. The town of Graham was incorporated in 1884 and named for Thomas . . . — Map (db m105045) HM
Virginia (Tazewell County), Bluefield — Z-222 — Tazewell County Va./West Virginia
(obverse) Tazewell County Va. Area 531 Square Miles Formed in 1799 from Russell and Wythe, and named for Henry Tazewell, United States Senator, 1794-1799. Beautiful Burk's Garden is in this county. (reverse) West . . . — Map (db m110080) HM

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