Right from Bedford on State 43 to a junction with County 614, 12.9 m., where, after passing between the PEAKS OF OTTERa (R) FLAT TOP (4, 001 alt.) ... the highway will join the proposed Blue Ridge Parkway (see Tours 4A and yc). ... The Fountain Hotel, a low rambling frame building with long low porch, has been in service since April 1786 when ... (200 pop.), was called Connellya#39;s Tavern in the days when it was a relay station for mail brought overland by a carrier on horseback.
|Title||:||Virginia: A Guide to the Old Dominion|
|Publisher||:||US History Publishers - 1952|