—The Crooked Road — Virginia's Heritage Music Trail —Meadows of Dan. Patrick County is named for a fiddler, Patrick Henry, and is where the Piedmont Plateau meets the Blue Ridge Mountains. Settled in Revolutionary times, it has always been a musical place. Stuart, the county seat, is named for a string band leader who was also a Confederate cavalry officer, General J.E.B. Stuart. A singer, he was killed in battle at age 31. Famed minstrel banjoist Sam Sweeney was in Stuart's band, and also died during the war.
|Placed By||The Crooked Road|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 552786 N 4065682|
|Decimal Degrees||36.73540000, -80.40878333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 44.124', W 80° 24.527'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 44' 7.44" N, 80° 24' 31.62" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||276, 540|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 77 Baptist Church Ln, Meadows of Dan VA 24120, US|
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