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Amherst County Z-66 | Marker History

Amherst County Marker, Z-66

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 Lee Jackson Hwy (Rt. 501), less than 1/5 of a mile southwest of the intersection of Lee Jackson Hwy (Rt. 501) and Virginia Bypass (Rt. 130). Marker is on the right when traveling southwest on Lee Jackson Hwy (Rt. 501).
GPS Location: 37.589534,-79.381843
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