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Roanoke Marker, K-95 2nd Side With Different Copy

In June, 1864, General Hunter passed here retreating from Lynchburg. In 1874 Big Lick was incorporated. In 1881, with the junction of the new Shenandoah Valley Railroad with the N.& W., rapid growth began. In 1882 the name was changed to Roanoke; in 1884 it was incorporated as a city. In 1909 the Virginian Railroad operated its first train. In recent years Roanoke became the third city of Virginia.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1941
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Roanoke (City)
Physical Description of Location: 700-754 S Jefferson Street (US 221), near the top of the T intersection with Day Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24011. Marker is on right when traveling north on US 220.
GPS Location: 37.2675549030,-79.9406562030
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