Coming of the Railroad

Coming of the Railroad (HMFS9)

Location: Fincastle, VA 24090 Botetourt County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 27.64', W 79° 49.126'

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Near here took place the historic meeting of John C. Moomaw and C. M. Thomas that led to the termination of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad at Big Lick (now Roanoke), April, 1881. This was the beginning of the city of Roanoke.
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HM NumberHMFS9
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Marker NumberA 80
Year Placed1954
Placed ByVirginia State Library
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 604465 N 4146632
Decimal Degrees37.46066667, -79.81876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 27.64', W 79° 49.126'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 27' 38.40" N, 79° 49' 7.56" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9985-10047 Lee Highway, Fincastle VA 24090, US
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