Tazewell (HM1PBN)

Location: Tazewell, VA 24651 Tazewell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.879', W 81° 31.539'

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The town was laid off as the county seat, in 1800, when Tazewell County was formed, on land given by William Peery and Samuel Ferguson. First known as Jeffersonille, the name was changed to Tazewell, for Senator Henry Tazewell. Averell was here in May, 1864, and the town was occupied in other raids. It was incorporated in 1866.
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceHotel
Marker TypeHistoric Object
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker NumberX-11
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 15th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationMarker is on West Main Street (Business U.S. 19) just west of Annex Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 453299 N 4107720
Decimal Degrees37.11465000, -81.52565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.879', W 81° 31.539'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 52.7400" N, 81° 31' 32.3400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)276
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 W Main St, Tazewell VA 24651, US
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