Alleghany County Marker, Z-79

Formed in 1822 from Bath, Botetourt, and Monroe, and named for the Alleghany Mountains. At Fort Mann in this county a battle took place between settlers and Indians led by Cornstalk, 1763.

Marker Information:
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Bath County
Physical Description of Location: Blue Ridge, VA 24102. Located on Virginia Avenue (Hwy 220), 0.4 miles northeast of the junction of Virginia Avenue (Hwy 220) and Oak Level Road. Marker is on the left when traveling northeast on Virginia Avenue (Hwy 220).
GPS Location: 37.885377,-79.751143
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