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On Crossroads to Settlement
Early travelers following the Great Road crossed the James River near the town of Buchanan in Botetourt County. The county seat, Fincastle, was one of the last outposts ...
Lexington & Rockbridge County
On The Great Wagon Road
Rockbridge County was formed in 1777 thanks to Benjamin Borden's 92,100 acre land grant. Lexington, the county seat, was established in 1778 by mostly Scots-Irish families ...