Big Lick

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Downtown Roanoke - History
... Now known as Big Lick, during the period of reconstruction following the American Civil War, the rail infrastructure was restored and the first municipal ... By 1881 the Shenandoah Valley Railroad announced that Big Lick would be the southern terminus of its line resulting in the rapid growth and development of the community ... With the arrival of the railroad, Big Lick would incorporate as the city of Roanoke in 1882 ...

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