Roanoke River

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Related to Staunton River: Staunton River Battlefield State Park

Roanoke River

A river rising in southwest Virginia and flowing about 660 km (410 mi) generally east and southeast to Albemarle Sound in northeast North Carolina.
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The picture above illustrates 7-foot-high barriers being used to repair the Colonial Pipeline in the Staunton River, VA.
Historians put the earliest English settlements in the Red Hill area around 1740, but an archeological study of the Red Hill site in 1999 found evidence of a "major prehistoric Indian village on the banks of the Staunton River," which the property abuts, as well as artifacts indicating Indians lived in the vicinity around 1670.