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Farthest West, 1750 K-21 | Marker History

Farthest West, 1750 Marker, K-21

Near here, in 1750, Dr. Thomas Walker, on his first journey southwest, assisted Samuel Stalnaker in building his cabin. At that time this was the farthest west settlement.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Smyth County
Physical Description of Location: 251-499 W Lee Highway (US 11), about .15 miles south of intersection with Whitetop Road (Virginia 107), Chilhowie, VA 24319.
GPS Location: 36.797222,-81.684464
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