The Resource Rockfish River to Valley Road Turnpike field notes

Rockfish River to Valley Road Turnpike field notes

Label
Rockfish River to Valley Road Turnpike field notes, 1839
Title
Rockfish River to Valley Road Turnpike field notes
Inclusive dates
1839
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain field notes for a survey for a turnpike road from the forks of Rockfish River through Walter's Gap of the Blue Ridge mountains to intersect the valley road from Waynesboro to Greensville
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly approved April 2, 1839, authorized formation of the Rockfish Navigation and Blue Ridge Turnpike Company as a corporation to improve navigation on the Rockfish River, and to construct a turnpike road from the highest point on the river, across the Blue Ridge at Walter's Gap, to intersect the Valley Road at some point between Greensville and Waynesboro in Augusta County.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 475
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Rockfish River to Valley Road Turnpike field notes
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485670
Type of unit
v.

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