Big Stone Gap

Big Stone Gap (HM1PJT)

Location: Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 Wise County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 52.127', W 82° 46.511'

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Big Stone Gap, originally known as Three Forks, received its carter February 28. 1888. A postoffice was established April 12, 1856. In the early nineties it became the center of iron and coal development. It was the home and workshop of John Fox, Jr., novelist, and author of "Trail of the Lonesome Pine."
Marker NumberKA-11
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 341773 N 4081787
Decimal Degrees36.86878333, -82.77518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 52.127', W 82° 46.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 52' 7.62" N, 82° 46' 30.66" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 US-23 BUS, Big Stone Gap VA 24219, US
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