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The original reservoir of the first Newbern water works 1870 Restored in 1965 by the Newbern community improvement club Above is a sample of the 1000 feet of original pipe line, which is still in use.
On this corner stood the first courthouse of Pulaski County 1839-1893
To the back still stands the old county jail
Montgomery County.Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for General Richard Montgomery, killed at Quebec, 1775. The Virginia Polytechnic Institute is in this county.
Pulaski County.Formed in 1839 from Wythe and Montgomery, and named for Coun…
During the 1770s, Samuel Pepper established aferry crossing nearby which opened a transportation, route during the late colonial and earlynational periods linking the resources of theWest with the population centers in the East.A century later, th…
O Lord who guides the stars and yet dost stoop to heal the broken heart. Thou, for whom no distance lies of time or space, shield all thy sons and daughters whom men call missing but whose place and circumstance are wholly known to thee. If they b…
Dedicated to those who gave the last fullmeasure and to those who marched beside them.
This native stone arch, built in1907, was used as an entranceto the Pulaski County exhibit atthe 1607-1907 JamestownExposition. When returned toPulaski, it was erected here as apermanent entrance to thePulaski County Courthouse,which was completed…
This tablet commemorates the first white settlement west of New River, made in 1745 near here by "Dunkers". In 1756 they built a fort for protection against Indians. In 1771 Col. William Christian built a home on this site. The stones in this monu…
This chimney, formerly to the home of William Christian, brother-in-law to Patrick Henry & frontier militia commander, was built about 1772 a mile down stream at a site now submerged by Claytor Lake. In 1808 it became the home of Thomas Cloyd from…
This chimney marks the siteof the home ofColonel William Christian
Christiansburg, Va., was named forthis Revolutionary War leader and Virginia patriotChairman of the Fincastle Resolutions Committeeand brother-in-law of Patrick Henry