Abingdon

Abingdon (HM4V0)

Location: Abingdon, VA 24210 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 42.598', W 81° 58.587'

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First known as Wolf Hills, land was patented here by Dr. Thomas Walker in 1750. Black's Fort was built, 1776. The town of Abingdon was established in 1778 as the county seat of Washington County. A courthouse, built about 1800, was replaced in 1850. In 1862 the church bells were melted for cannon. In Stoneman's raid, December, 1864, the town was partly burned. A new courthouse was built, 1869.
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HM NumberHM4V0
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Marker NumberK-49
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 5:54pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 412789 N 4063143
Decimal Degrees36.70996667, -81.97645000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 42.598', W 81° 58.587'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 42' 35.88" N, 81° 58' 35.22" W
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Area Code(s)276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 Lee Highway, Abingdon VA 24210, US
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