Carolina Road

Carolina Road (HM16XX)

Location: Rocky Mt, VA 24151 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 3.163', W 79° 52.95'

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Here through the Maggoty Gap, the Great Wagon Road from Philadelphia to Georgia, known locally as the Carolina Road, passes through the Blue Ridge. Originating as the Great Warrior Path of the Iroquois centuries before, the path was frequently used by the Iroquois before being ceded to the whites in 1744 to become one of the most heavily traveled roads in all Colonial America.

Franklin County Bicentennial ? 1786-1986
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HM NumberHM16XX
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Marker NumberA 96
Year Placed1987
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 2:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599363 N 4101304
Decimal Degrees37.05271667, -79.88250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.163', W 79° 52.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 9.78" N, 79° 52' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18513 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mt VA 24151, US
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