VA-U26 Galax

Marker text: Galax
The town is on the dividing line between Grayson and Carroll counties. Its original name was Bonaparte, which was changed to Galax, the name of a mountain shrub abundant in the vicinity. In 1904 a spur of the Norfolk and Western Railroad came here, bringing the town into existence. It was incorporated in 1906.
Virginia Conservation Commission, 1941

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