Botetourt County Marker, Z-216
Formed in 1769 from Augusta, and named for Lord Botetourt, Governor of Virginia 1768-70. Buchanan was the western terminus of the noted James River and Kanawha Canal.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1942
Geographic Location: Roanoke County
Physical Description of Location: 1-79 Blue Ridge Boulevard (US 460 and US 221) at intersection with Avery Road, Roanoke, VA 24012.
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