Town of La Crosse

Town of La Crosse (HM1RZX)

Location: La Crosse, VA 23950 Mecklenburg County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 42.054', W 78° 5.701'

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La Crosse became the junction of the Atlantic and Danville Railway and the Seaboard Air Line Railway in 1900. Surveyed as early as 1748, the area was known as Piney Pond by 1767, for a body of water that no longer exists. When a post office was established here in 1890, the region was known as La Crosse. The Virginia General Assembly incorporated the town of La Crosse on 15 February 1901. Around the railroad tracks, a business district, which included two depots, a bank, and a several stores, then prospered. The rail tracks were removed by 1990.
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Marker NumberU 61
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 1st, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 759514 N 4065626
Decimal Degrees36.70090000, -78.09501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 42.054', W 78° 5.701'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 42' 3.24" N, 78° 5' 42.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 303 N Main St, La Crosse VA 23950, US
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