View of Valley From Highway No. 11, Draper's Mountain, Pulaski, VA.

Title

View of Valley From Highway No. 11, Draper's Mountain, Pulaski, VA.

Alternative Title

Draper's Mountain, Pulaski, VA

Description

Caption on reverse:
DRAPER'S MOUNTAIN, VIRGINIA
To the South and West lies Draper's Valley, named for John Draper, who settled here in 1765. He moved hence from Draper's Meadows (Blacksburg) where his wife was captured by the Indians in the Massacre of 1755. Six years later Draper ransomed her. He served as an officeer in the Point Pleasant Indian Expedition in 1774.

Postmarked Apr 18 1945

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Identifier

DraperMountain

Citation

“View of Valley From Highway No. 11, Draper's Mountain, Pulaski, VA.,” VT Special Collections Online, accessed September 24, 2017, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/AppalachianPostcards/DraperMountain.