Aerial View of Wytheville

Aerial View of Wytheville Virginia

Stock #: 256488
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Wytheville
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Wythe
Publisher: Greear Studio
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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(el. 2,450 feet). County seat of Wythe County, was named for the distinguished Virginian, George Wythe, first Virginian to sign the Declaration of Independence - the town was first known as Evansham then was incorporated in 1839 as Wytheville - once two great wilderness roads leading to the west met here the Peppers Ferry and Ingles Ferry Trails - Wytheville is now the crossroads of 3 main highways, #11 East & West, #52 and 21 North and South - Norfolk & Western Railroad built in 1856 runs east and west - it is a main hub terminal for greyhound Bus Lines - Wytheville is surrounded by roiling blue-grass hills