Honoring the birthplace of Curtis Turner

Curtis Turner's daughter remembers her dad.
Curtis Turner’s daughter remembers her dad.

On a warm, sunny Springtime Saturday on Smartsview Road in Floyd County, the county Historical Society and the Virginia Department of Transportation unveiled a highway marker honoring the birthplace of NASCAR legend and Southwestern Virginia entrepreneur Curtis Turner.

Turner’s daughter, Margaret Sue Turner Wright, told stories about her dad to the crowd that gathered at 229 Smartsview Road.

Full story and more photos in the next edition of The Floyd Press.

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