William Byrd’s Survey of 1728 Marker, U-36

This was the westernmost point of the survey of the Virginia-North Carolina border run in 1728 by a Joint Commission from both colonies led by Col. William Byrd II of Westover. The exact end of the line was marked on October 16, 1728, by a blazed red oak tree on the east bank of Peter's Creek.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1971
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Patrick County
Physical Description of Location: 5 Forks Road (State Route 660), just prior to Virginia-North Carolina state line, Stuart, VA 24171. Marker is on left when traveling south on 5 Forks Road.
GPS Location: 36.544295,-80.295129
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