Smyth County Marker, Z-102
Formed in 1832 from Washington and Wythe, and named for General Alexander Smyth, member of Congress for many years. Saltworks here were operated at an early date, and at Saltville a battle was fought in 1864.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1929
Geographic Location: Smyth County
Physical Description of Location: W Lee Highway (US 11) northbound, just past intersection with Lake Mt. Airy Road (State Route 676), Rural Retreat, VA 24368. Marker is on right when traveling north on 11.
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