Christiansburg (HMFUB)

Location: Christiansburg, VA 24073 Montgomery County
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N 37° 8.07', W 80° 23.287'

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Christiansburg, originally known as "Hans Meadows," was established in 1792 and named for Colonel William Christian noted Colonial and Revolutionary Indian fighter. It became an important place on the route to the West. On May 10, 1864, Averell raided the town on an expedition into southwest Virginia. On April 5, Stoneman raided it while destroying railroads.
Marker NumberK 72
Year Placed1934
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 8:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 554347 N 4109968
Decimal Degrees37.13450000, -80.38811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.07', W 80° 23.287'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 4.20" N, 80° 23' 17.22" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1214 Lee Highway, Christiansburg VA 24073, US
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