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
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).
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