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North Carolina Marker, Z-250

North Carolina was one of the original thirteen states. The first settlement was made on Roanoke Island, 1585, but was not permanent. Settlers from Virginia occupied the Albemarle region before 1663, in which year the colony of Carolina was founded.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1946
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Grayson County
Physical Description of Location: Galax, VA 24333. Located on Skyline Hwy (Rt. 89), 0.75 miles south of the intersection of Skyline Hwy (Rt. 89) and Blue Ridge Pkwy. Marker is on the right when traveling south on Skyline Hwy (Rt. 89).
GPS Location: 36.561891,-80.898514
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