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Giles County 
Old Route 100 
Pearisburg, VA 24134

Historical Significance:

George Pearis in 1779 resided and was in command of the Pearis Fort on the New River, providing refuge for settlers from hostile Indian attacks. Captain Pearis joined Major Joseph Cloyd in suppressing Tory uprisings in 1780 at Shallow Ford along the Yadkin River in North Carolina. The cemetery is the resting place of Capt. George Pearis the namesake of the town.

Acknowledgements: The George Pearis Chapter, NSDAR helps to maintain the grave site of Capt. George Pearis.
Form Submitted By: George Pearis Chapter, NSDAR 2/17/2009