Burke's Garden

Burke's Garden (HMU0D)

Location: Medford, VA 24630 Tazewell County
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N 37° 7.508', W 81° 27.96'

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Eight miles east is Burke's Garden, discovered by James Burke in 1749. Major Lewis's expedition against the Indians, 1756, camped there, and Burke's fort was there in 1774. In 1781 Indians raided into Burke's Garden, carrying off the wife and children of Thomas Ingles.
HM NumberHMU0D
Marker NumberXY-12
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 12:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 458605 N 4108855
Decimal Degrees37.12513333, -81.46600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.508', W 81° 27.96'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 30.48" N, 81° 27' 57.60" W
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Area Code(s)276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112 Old Pl Ln, Medford VA 24630, US
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