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History and Heritage in Pennington Gap, VA

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(West Facing Side):Scott County Area 543 square milesFormed in 1814 from Lee, Washington and Russell. Named for Gener... hmdb.org

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The building that once housed the only primary school for blacks in Pennington Gap, Lee County, Virginia, is now ... virginia.org

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Andrew Taylor Still, physician and founder of osteopathy, was born two miles southwest, near the Natural Bridge of Le... hmdb.org

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In this valley, on 10 Oct. 1773, Delaware, Shawnee, and Cherokee Indians killed Daniel Boone's eldest son, James, and... hmdb.org

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Jonesville

Jonesville, VA

This town was established in 1794 as the county seat of Lee County and was named for Frederick Jones. Here on January... hmdb.org

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In this valley in June 1785, Fanny Dickenson Scott's husband, Archibald Scott, their four children and a young male m... hmdb.org

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This camp ground was established in 1810 as a place for religious services for the Methodists of Lee County on lands ... hmdb.org

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Big Stone Gap

Big Stone Gap, VA

Big Stone Gap is a little town with a big story! The inspiration for the novel, Big Stone Gap , by Adriana Trigia... virginia.org

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Railroads, like water, tend to follow the path of least resistance. Early railroad engineers saw Natural Tunnel as a ... hmdb.org

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Museum features exhibits and objects collected by the late Harry Meador Jr., an executive with a local coal compa... virginia.org

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Log school built before 1858. Used as heritage education preservation. virginia.org

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Donelson’s Indian Line

Big Stone Gap, VA

John Donelson’s Line, surveyed after the Treaty of Lochaber with the Indians, 1770, crossed the road here. This line ... hmdb.org

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Christ Episcopal Church

Big Stone Gap, VA

A Virginia historical landmark. Established October 30, 1890. virginia.org

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John Fox, Jr. House

Big Stone Gap, VA

The house was built in 1888, and is filled with beautiful furnishings and mementos of the family. Here, t... americanheritage.com

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June Tolliver House

Big Stone Gap, VA

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Location adjacent to amphitheatre that stages the musical adaptation of John Fox Jr.'s novel, "Trail of the Lones... virginia.org

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Interstate 101 Car

Big Stone Gap, VA

Built in 1870 for the South Carolina & Georgia Railroad, this private car was used by the president of the railro... virginia.org

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Appalachia, Town of

Appalachia, VA

The town of Appalachia is considered to be a largely intact "era" town of the late 1800's, early 1900's. At one t... virginia.org

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Quilting has long been a mainstay of Appalachian culture and heritage. Quilts from the museum's collection and th... virginia.org

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John Fox, Jr. Museum

Big Stone Gap, VA

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The museum was the home of John Fox, Jr., a famous mountain author of many novels and short stories. Most well kn... virginia.org

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