Donelson’s Indian Line Marker, K-16

John Donelson's line, surveyed after the treaty of Lochaber with the Indians, 1770, crossed the road here. This line separated Indian territory from land open to settlement. Violations of the line by settlers contributed to Dunmore's War, 1774.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1932
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Scott County
Physical Description of Location: Main Street (US 421 58 and 23), about .2 miles north of intersection with Hilton Road (US 58 and US 421), Weber City, VA 24290. Marker is on right when traveling north on US 421.
GPS Location: 36.6348807720,-82.5551294020
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