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Marion, Virginia (Howe)


Henry Howe, Historical Collections of Virginia… (Charleston, SC: William R. Babcock, 1852), 469.

Marion, the county-seat, is a recently established village, near the centre of the county; 275 miles SW. of Richmond, 29 NE. of Abingdon, and 26 SW. of Wytheville, on the great turnpike from Baltimore to Nashville, Tenn. It is a small, but neat town, containing 3 mercantile stores, and about 30 dwellings.


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