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Price's Fork KG-25 | Marker History

Price’s Fork Marker, KG-25

Price's Fork is within the area often referred to as the German New River Settlement. Before 1745, German immigrants moved from Pennsylvania and began settling in this region within the Price's Fork-Tom's Creek area near and along the horseshoe bottoms of the New River. They were among the earliest settlers of European descent in the western section of present-day Virginia. Price's Fork received its name from the Price (Preisch) family, early German settlers here, whose land bordered both sides of the road. Price's Fork evolved into a village during the mid-19th century. Portions of the community's buildings are within the Prices Fork Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 2004
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Montgomery County
Physical Description of Location: 4248 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Marker is on right just past intersection with Brooksfield Road.
GPS Location: 37.208928,-80.49198
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