containertop

Botetourt County Marker, Z-76

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
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Alleghany County
Physical Description of Location: Iron Gate, VA 24085. Located on Market Avenue, 1.25 miles southwest of the intersection of Market Avenue and I-64. Marker is on the right when traveling southwest on Market Avenue.
GPS Location: 37.793014,-79.786931
Display on Google Maps
Display on Google Earth
containerbottom