Greenbrier County / Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 37° 46.734 W 080° 13.673
17S E 567993 N 4181564
Quick Description: A sing telling us where Greenbrier County was formed from and how Virginia was named.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2016 9:58:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ8Y7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 3

Long Description:
Greenbrier County

Formed, 1778, from Botetourt and Montgomery. Named for the river which drains it. This county had many pioneer forts and saw many bloody Indian battles. Here are the world famed White Sulphur and other mineral springs.


Virginia

Named for Queen Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen of England. Site of the first permanent English settlement, 1607, in America. Virginia was one of the 13 original colonies and birthplace of eight United States presidents.
Marker Number: none on the sign

Marker Title: Greenbrier County / Virginia

Marker Location: West of RT 311

County or Independent City: east of White Sulphur Springs

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 2012

Web Site: Not listed

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