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Coming of the Railroad A-80 | Marker History

Coming of the Railroad Marker, A-80

Near here took place the historic meeting of John C. Moomaw and C. M. Thomas that led to the termination of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad at Big Lick (now Roanoke), April, 1881. This was the beginning of the city of Roanoke.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1954
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Botetourt County
Physical Description of Location: 9985 Lee Highway (Route 11), Fincastle, VA 24090. Marker is on right just prior to bridge when traveling south.
GPS Location: 37.460731,-79.818689
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