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Washington County Z-245 | Marker History

Washington County Marker, Z-245

Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for George Washington. This county was the first locality named for him. General William Campbell, hero of King's Mountain, lived in this county. Emory and Henry College is here.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1940
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Washington County
Physical Description of Location: Mountain City Road (Virginia 91), Damascus, VA 24236. Marker is on right when traveling south on Virginia 91, at state line.
GPS Location: 36.612589,-81.754387
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