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. (Reverse) Patrick County Z-262 Formed in 1790 from Henry, and named for Patrick Henry, who thus had two counties named for him. General J. E. B. Stuart was born in this county.
Geographic Location: Patrick County
Physical Description of Location: Claudville Highway (Virginia 103), Dan River, VA 24076. Marker is on left when traveling south on Virginia 103, at state line.
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