Signs of History (SM)

Washington County

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Area: 604 square miles

Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for George Washington. This county was the first locality named for him. General William Campbell, hero of King's Mountain, lived in this county. Emory and Henry College is here.
Emory and Henry College, I-7, Rte. II, 8.3 miles e. of Abingdon
King's Mountain Men, K-47, Rte. 11, at w. entrance of Abingdon
Site of Black's Fort, K-48, Rte. 11, at Abingdon
Abingdon, K-49, Rte. 11, at Abingdon
Governor David Campbell, K-58

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