Eight and one-half miles northwest was born John Preston McConnell, noted educator. He taught in Milligan College, the University of Virginia and Emory and Henry College. He was President of The Radford State Teachers College, 1913-1937. Dr. McConnell was president of Southwestern Virginia, Inc., and was associated with many cultural agencies.
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.
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