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Campbell County Z-17 | Marker History

Campbell County Marker, Z-17

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: 1928
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Amherst County
Physical Description of Location: Madison Heights, VA 24572. Located on South Amherst Hwy (Rt. 163), 0.5 miles southwest of the intersection of South Amherst Hwy (Rt. 163) and Colony Road (Rt. 210). Marker is on the left when traveling southwest on South Amherst Hwy (Rt. 163).
GPS Location: 37.420018,-79.136641
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