Buchanan (HMFRV)

Location: Buchanan, VA 24066 Botetourt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.551', W 79° 40.92'

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The town was established in 1811 and named for Colonel John Buchanan, pioneer and soldier. It was incorporated in 1833. Its importance consisted in its being the western terminus of the James River and Kanawha Canal, which reached the town in 1851. Hunter passed here moving to Lynchburg, June, 1864. The town was reincorporated in 1892.
Marker NumberA 58
Year Placed1948
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 616460 N 4154025
Decimal Degrees37.52585000, -79.68200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.551', W 79° 40.92'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 33.06" N, 79° 40' 55.20" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19559 Main St, Buchanan VA 24066, US
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