Wreck of Old 97 Marker

Site Marker
Site Marker
645 River Park Drive
Danville, VA 24540
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Danville City
Phone: (434) 793-4636
Website www.danville-va.gov
Wreck of Old 97 Marker www.visitdanville.com/page.asp

On September 27, 1903, a Southern Express train crashed in Danville killing nine persons and injuring seven. The event inspired the famous ballad of the same name. A marker is located on U.S. 58 between Locust Lane and North Main Street at the train crash site. For more infromation please visit the Danville Welcome Center.

Last Updated: 8/18/2008 12:04 PM
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