historic marker Roanoke County Virginia marker attraction display education historical marker Historical Site information landmark Place of Interest sign Tourist Destination Travel Destination attractive destination educating historic markers historic site info signage tourist attraction VA appealing history no people text tourism travel South attract historic nobody word daytime displays historical markers landmarks markers signs appeal color image educate historical outdoor vertical day destinations historic sites tourist attractions US colour image outside day time USA day-time U.S. words color images daylight outdoors U.S.A. verticals colour images natural light Jason O. Watson / historical-markers.org outsides United States United States of America sign with text
Area 305 Square Miles
Formed in 1838 from Botetourt and Montgomery, and probably named for Roanoke River. General Andrew Lewis lived here. The City of Roanoke is known as the "Magic City" of the South.
Virginia Conservation Commission, 1942.