Amherst County Marker, Z-19

Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Amherst County
Physical Description of Location: Big Island, VA 24526. Located on Glasgow Hwy (Rt. 501), 2.5 miles South of the intersection of Glasgow Hwy (Rt. 501) and Wert Faulkner Hwy (Rt. 130). Marker is on the right when traveling South on Glasgow Hwy (Rt. 501).
GPS Location: 37.607449,-79.431012
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