"Dunkard's Bottom"

"Dunkard's Bottom" (HMRRX)

Location: Dublin, VA 24084 Pulaski County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 3.429', W 80° 37.259'

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This tablet commemorates the first white settlement west of New River, made in 1745 near here by "Dunkers". In 1756 they built a fort for protection against Indians. In 1771 Col. William Christian built a home on this site. The stones in this monument are from the chimneys of that home. This marker erected 1937 by Count Pulaski Chapter D.A.R. Pulaski, VA.
Year Placed1937
Placed ByCount Pulaski Chapter D.A.R
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 533698 N 4101279
Decimal Degrees37.05715000, -80.62098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.429', W 80° 37.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 25.74" N, 80° 37' 15.54" W
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Area Code(s)540, 276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-6 State Rte 660, Dublin VA 24084, US
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