Botetourt County Marker, Z-68
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: 1928
Geographic Location: Bedford County
Physical Description of Location: Roanoke, VA 24019. Located on West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Hwy 221), 2 miles north of the intersection of West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Hwy 221) and State Route 738. Marker is on the right when traveling north on West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Hwy 221).
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