The community center was first known as Crab Orchard. The place became the county seat of Bland County when it was formed in 1861 under the name of Seddon, which was later changed to that of the county. At Rocky Gap a skirmish was fought in Crook's raid against the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, May, 1864.
Geographic Location: Bland County
Physical Description of Location: 8454 South Scenic Highway Bland, VA 24315. Located on South Scenic Hwy (US-52), 0.25 miles east of the intersection of South Scenic Hwy (US-52) and I-77. Marker is on the right when traveling east on South Scenic Hwy (US-52).
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