attractions

Wreck of Old 97 Marker

On September 27, 1903, a Southern Express train crashed in Danville killing nine persons and injuring seven. The event inspired the famous ballad of the same name. A marker is located on U.S. 58 between Locust Lane and North Main Street at the train crash site. For more infromation please visit the Danville Welcome Center. Learn More.
Wreck of Old 97 Marker

OUR LOCATION

645 River Park Drive
Danville,VA 24540

HAVE QUESTIONS

Primary: 434-793-4636

HOURS OF OPERATION

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY

NO