Smith’s Fort Marker, XY-17

Near here, in 1774, stood Daniel Smith's Fort, also known as Fort Christian. The fort was named for Smith, who was a surveyor and captain of the military company on upper Clinch River.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Russell County
Physical Description of Location: Trail of the Lonesome Pine (US 19), about 6 miles east of intersection with Red Bud Highway (Virginia 80), Cedar Bluff, VA 24609. Marker is on right when traveling east on US 19.
GPS Location: 36.9914301670,-81.8410330650
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