Early Explorers of Southwest Virginia

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Forasmuch as Walker Austin, Rice Hoe, Joseph Johnson and Walter Chiles, for themselves and such others as they shall think fitt to joyn with them, did petition in the Assembly in June 1641 for leave and encouragement to undertake the discovery of a new river of unknowne land bearing west southerly from Appomattake river... Summers, 1929
Index to Articles
An Overview Abraham Wood, 1654
Summers Summary Batts and Fallam 1671
Early Exploration Routes Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, 1716
Source:Alvord and Bidgood, 1912William Byrd 1736
Dr. Thomas Walker 1749-1750
Gist's Journal 1750-1751

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