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Campbell County Z-117 | Marker History

Campbell County Marker, Z-117

Formed in 1781 from Bedford, and named for General William Campbell, hero of the battle of King's Mountain, 1780. Tarleton passed through the county in 1781. The Union General Hunter was defeated near Lynchburg, 1864.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1948
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Bedford County
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501. Located on Lakeside Drive (Hwy 221), 0.6 miles west of the intersection of Lakeside Drive (Hwy 221) and Lynchburg Expressway (Hwy 501). Marker is on the right when traveling west on Lakeside Drive (Hwy 221).
GPS Location: 37.394606,-79.232933
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